According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, US hospital emergency departments treat a child for injuries sustained in stair-related falls every six minutes. The data, obtained from the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System, reported that 931,886 children younger than five-years-of were treated in the emergency department for a stair-related injury between1999 and 2008.
The kitchen is a household hotspot for accidents but it’s easy to help keep your children safe from burns, scalds, cuts and other hazards. A great starting point is to keep drawers and cupboards containing dangerous items such as knives, cleaning products and small appliances safely locked away.
Read on for more fast and efficient kitchen safety tips.
Staying safe in and around the home is vital to your family’s wellbeing but it needn’t be stressful. With Tee-Zed’s extensive collection of home safety products it’s easy to be alert but not alarmed!
Many parents worry about potential risks to their newborn baby from pets who’ve long had the run of the family home. Ideally, your dog should be well-trained before the baby comes along but if not, placing a safety gate between pet and baby areas of your home can help take the stress out of worrying about where your pets are when you’re not looking.
Bringing home your new furry bundle of joy is a wonderful experience but unlike bringing home a new baby, puppies are a force of nature from day one. To help keep your pet safe and also protect your furniture, shoes and other valuables from meeting a slobbery and premature end, it’s wise to puppyproof your home before the big day.
If your pets are treated equal to if not better than the two-legged members of your family, then spoiling them with luxurious sleeping quarters is not an option but a necessity. And, just like humans, pet beds should fit individual needs. Teaching your dog to sleep in his own designated area also helps keep your furniture fur-free.
Here’s a quick guide to making sure your pampered pup is warm and cosy in his or her new bed.
According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, falls constitute 61% of injuries to children. Dreambaby® Safety Gates can help prevent your child suffering serious injury by blocking off doorways and staircases. Our Safety Gate Calculator will help you figure out how many gates you need, whether you need extra tall or standard gates, and how many extensions you may need for extra-wide openings. Before you decide on a safety gate, it’s important to get the measurements – including skirting boards – so let the Safety Gate Calculator help you get it right the first time!
If the only thing handy about you or your partner is that you’re nearby, DreambabyTV allows you to watch step-by-step instructions on how to install everything from safety gates to kitchen and bathroom locks and latches. This informative series of short and to the point videos will not only help you identify areas of risk in your home but also show you how to get the most out of our products.
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