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We have been working to keep kids safe from fireplace-related burns. Check out this blog by Monica Bollinger, a mom raising awareness about how to keep kids safe around gas fireplaces by sharing the tragic story of how her 11-month-old daughter burned her hands.
Our new infographic explains why small children are at risk for fireplace-related burns and provides some fireplace safety tips.
How to Prevent Burns in the Kitchen
- Create a kid-free zone. Teach younger children to stay at least 3 feet away from your cooking space.
Over the river, through the woods, down the highway and off on a plane we go. Holiday travel season is here and it’s an extra special one for me because it’s my baby’s first Thanksgiving. Not only are we travelling to Grandma’s house, but we’re off to aunts’, uncles’ and cousins’ houses as well – at least I don’t have to do the cooking this year.
Check out the latest Children's Product Recalls from May 2018
Whether you’re traveling by car, or train or plane, coming home for the holidays is exciting.
Before you pack up the car and bundle up the kids, put the turkey and pies in the oven – or whatever else is on your list before you go – here are five quick tips to help you and your family stay safe for the holiday.
How to Check Your Smoke Alarms
- Check smoke alarms. Make sure there is a working smoke alarm on every level of your home, inside bedrooms and near sleeping areas.
How to Install Carbon Monoxide Alarms
- Make sure you have a working carbon monoxide (CO) alarm installed on every level of your home, especially around sleeping areas.
- Test alarms every month and replace them according to the manufacturer’s instructions.
March 2010 Child Product Safety Recalls
Did you know that every year, more than 400 people are killed from unintentional carbon monoxide (CO) poisonings? Even worse, did you know that young children are at even greater risk, with a quarter of all calls to poison control centers being for children 19 and under?