Family Safety Resources

jimsonweed-smSafe Plants and Toxic Plants

Indoor and outdoor plants are responsible for a rising number of accidental poisonings. Plant ingestions are among the top five causes of accidental poisonings in children under 5 years of age.

 

bigstock-Emergency-Medical-Call-4932436Poison Control Website

1-800-222-1222 Please take the time to post this emergency number by your telephone. Children under the age of 6 are at the greatest risk for unintentional poisoning. They are curious by nature and investigate the world by putting things in their mouths.

 

bigstock-Cleaning-Items-Set-39604075U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

An independent federal regulatory agency that helps keep families safe by reducing the risk of injury or death from consumer products.

 

bigstock-baby-girl-smile-in-car-27329060Car Seat Safety Checks

Car crashes are the number one killer of children 1 to 12 years old in the United States. The best way to protect them in the car is to put them in the right seat, at the right time, and use it the right way.

There are so many car seat types and models, how do you know which one is right for your child? The right car seat or booster fits your child and your car, and is one you will use correctly every time you travel. Not only will your child ride as safely as possible, you will be establishing the foundation for a lifelong habit of seat belt use every time your child travels.

Let us help you make better-informed choices when choosing and using a car seat.

 

bigstock-Mother-playing-with-her-little-26468558Toy Safety Hotline

A site with useful links that advise you on toy safety. You will also find potentially hazardous toy lists and unsafe toy warning information on these sites.

Safety is just a phone call away.

888.481.7233

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