Smoke alarms, carbon monoxide detectors and fire extinguishers. All are designed to help keep you safe in an emergency. But there’s so much more that you can do on your own to help keep you safe.
Home and recreation injuries affect people of all ages and account for about 1/3 of all injury-related emergency department visits. But the good news is that many of these injuries can be prevented. Take the time this summer to make your home a safe and healthy place to live and play!
Start Small: Keep the Little Ones SafeHome safety improvements can sharply reduce the chance of injuries to young children.
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Sources: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Safekids.org, Homesafetycouncil.org
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