Infant and Child Safety

Safety is an important concern for parents and everyone who cares for an infant and young child.  In the early days of a child's life, there is much to learn as a child grows and becomes more active.  Here are some recommendations about how to keep your baby and young child safe.


Childproofing Your Home

12 Safety Devices to Protect Your Children from the CPSC

1. Safety Locks and Latches

2. Safety Gates

3. Door Knob Covers and Door Locks

4. Anti-Scald (burn) Devices

5. Smoke Alarms

6. Window Guards and Safety Netting

7. Corner and Edge Bumpers

8. Outlet Covers and Outlet Plates

9. Carbon Monoxide (CO) Alarm

10. Cordless Window Coverings

11. Anchors to Avoid Furniture and
    Appliance Tip-Overs

12. Layers of Protection with Pools and Spas 



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from the Consumer Product Safety Commission)


Last updated by dhummel on March 03, 2015