Safety & Prevention Topics

Many injuries can be avoided by taking preventive steps at home, on the road, and when you're at play.

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Handling Hazardous Materials at Home

Many common household products contain chemicals that can cause injury or death if they are handled, stored or used improperly.

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Have a Hazard-Free Halloween

Halloween safety begins at home, with the child's costume. Every part of the costume -- masks, beards, wigs and clothing -- should be made of flame-resistant material.

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Hazardous Substances Demand Your Respect

Depending on where you work and the substances you handle, you may be at risk of accidental poisonings, chemical burns, or suffocation. Read on to learn about the safety steps that can help keep you safe.

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Help Your Babysitter Prepare for Anything

When you're looking for a babysitter, give yourself enough time to be selective.

How to Prevent Falls in Your Home

A fall can have a big impact on your health. It could result in a serious injury, leading to disability or even death. This video shows you how to prevent falls in your home.

How to Talk to Your Kids About Domestic Violence

If we really want to put an end to domestic abuse, we need to focus on prevention. It’s never too early to start that conversation. Here’s how.

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In Case of Emergency...Be Ready for Anything

Don't wait to think about disaster until you're dealing with one. In the hurried confusion, you're likely to miss important items as you prepare your home or leave to seek shelter.

Installing and Using Child Safety Seats and Booster Seats

As part of your preparation for your new baby, you probably got an infant safety seat for the car. But do you know how to make sure it’s installed properly? And when do you switch to a child safety seat? Learn the ins and outs of safe car travel for your little one.

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Keep Kids Safe During Yard Work

Power tools make yard work easier, from mowing the lawn to trimming the bushes. These tools, however, also pose a threat to children if precautions aren't taken.