Indoor Safety Tips

iStock_000005914696SmallElectrical Safety

Electricity is a very important part of our everyday lives: it powers our light bulbs, televisions, computers, refrigerators, and a whole lot more. But even though we use electricity every day, it can still be very dangerous and it’s important to use caution to avoid getting shocked. Read more…

Medicine Safety

We use medicine cabinets to store all kinds of medicines and prescriptions. Sometimes medicine bottles can look a lot alike and it can be hard to tell the difference between them. For that reason, you should always ask an adult for help with taking medicines. Read more…

Poison Safety

There are plenty of household products we use every day—like cleaning liquids, makeup, art supplies, and more—that are very dangerous if not handled with care. You should never eat or drink anything that isn’t safe to consume. A good rule of thumb to follow is that if it isn’t something your parents would serve for a meal, it’s probably unsafe to eat or drink. Read more…

Dog Safety

Dogs are called man’s best friend, and with good reason—many dogs are friendly, playful, and just like a member of the family. But some dogs may not be used to humans and they could bite if they get scared or excited. Always be careful around dogs, especially strays or dogs you don’t know. Read more…

Garage Door Safety

Garage doors keep out bad weather and wandering critters. Some are automatic and open with the push of a button, while others have to be opened and closed by hand. Either way, garage doors are very heavy and can cause serious injury. Read more…

Hand Tools Safety

We use hand tools to build all sorts of things—houses, furniture, decorations, and a whole lot more. It can be a lot of fun to get creative and build things you can be proud of, but tools can be very dangerous if not handled properly. Read more…

 

Knife Safety

We use knives for a lot of things—cutting our food, carving pumpkins, and even as a tool. But because knives are very sharp, we have to be very careful when we use them to avoid getting cut accidentally. Read more…

Gun Safety

Guns are not toys and should never be played with—even BB guns and paintball guns can be extremely dangerous when not handled responsibly. Because a gun can seriously injure or even kill someone, it’s very important to be extra careful whenever you’re around a gun so no one gets hurt. Read more…