Providing a safe environment for children at home
Updated: May 31, 2020
There are many things that parents can do to try an keep their home safe. Here are a few ways of providing a safe environment at home:
Parents should keep their house clean to avoid illnesses/bugs spreading around the house.
Parents should remove dangers from around the home like poisons such as medicines/cleaning liquids are kept out of their child’s reach.
Parents should regularly lift objects off the floor so that their child does not put them in their mouth or trip on them.
Parents should lock doors to prevent their child from running out of the house and onto the street where they could get hit by a car.
Parents should put stair gates at the top and at the bottom of their staircase to prevent their child from falling down the stairs.