Store all household products out of children’s sight and reach, and install child safety locks on cabinets where you have stored poisonous items. These and other safety tips will help keep your child safety from accidental poisonings.
Working smoke alarms reduce the chances of dying in a fire by nearly 50 percent. For the best protection, install smoke alarms on every level of your home, outside every sleeping area, and in each bedroom.
Young children are especially vulnerable to the effects of CO and may show symptoms sooner than a healthy adult. Because of their smaller bodies, children process CO differently than adults and may be more severely affected by it.