Poison Prevention Safety Tips

Poison Prevention Safety Tips is focused on raising awareness of poison prevention and the Poison Help Hotline (1-800-222-1222 ). We have added new shareable graphics that you can post to your residents on Neighbors.

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Household Safety Tips

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Sample message:

"Store cleaning products and chemicals up, away, and out of sight of children, and in their original containers. Remember, some cleaning products, like bleach and ammonia, can create highly toxic fumes when combined. NEVER mix cleaning chemicals!"

Source: American Association of Poison Control Centers 


Poison-Safe Your Home!

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Sample message:

"[Agency Name] would like you to follow these four steps to keep your home poison-safe!"

Source: American Association of Poison Control Centers


Did You Know?

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Sample message:

"Did you know those laundry packets can cause serious harm?

Please follow these four prevention steps to keep you and your family safe.

-Always keep detergent containers closed, sealed and stored up high, out of sight and reach of children.

-If a child wants to help with the laundry, never allow them to handle a single-load laundry packet.

-Don't handle the products with wet hands.

-Call the Poison Help hotline at 1-800-222-1222 immediately if you suspect a child has come in contact with this detergent."

Source: International Association of Fire Fighters


Five Poisonous Products

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Sample message:

"What do these products have in common? They’re poisonous, and they can look delicious to kids. Store them up and away.

#IAFFSafetyTips #MakeSafeHappen"

Source: International Association of Fire Fighters


#MakeSafeHappen

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Sample message:

"Colorful, glittery hand sanitizers can look and smell delicious to kids. But if swallowed, they may cause alcohol poisoning. #IAFFSafetyTips #MakeSafeHappen

Source: International Association of Fire Fighters


Keep Button Batteries Out of Reach

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Sample message:

"If you suspect your child has ingested a battery, go to the hospital immediately. Don’t induce vomiting or have your child eat or drink anything until assessed by a medical professional."

Source: International Association of Fire Fighters


 

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