Theme of the day: Poisoning - Tuesday 2nd June

From sanitiser to surface spray, paracetamol to pods, there are lots of things around that home that could poison your child. You can find some useful tips to keep prevent positioning at home and ensure your child and family are kept safe.

Cleaning Products

Our hands and homes have never been so clean! But might these cleaning things poison small children? Put them in a safe spot, high up out of sight and reach. For further information on how to keep your cleaning products safe, visit https://www.capt.org.uk/poisoning-prevention

Medicines

Stocked up on paracetamol? Everyday painkillers are the most common way for young children to be poisoned. Put them in a safe spot, high up out of sight and reach. You can find more useful tips  to ensure your home is medicine safe. 

Button Batteries

Button batteries are used in wide range of toys, novelty items, gadgets and other everyday objects you’ll find around the house. They can be extremely dangerous for children if swallowed. For more information https://www.capt.org.uk/button-batteries

 

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