With the coming of winter, the outdoor temperature is getting lower and lower. More mothers will choose to let their children play at home, but there may be different levels of safety problems in various areas of the family, so parents must be vigilant. Let’s analyze the hidden dangers in the home.
Children’s home safety hazards
Dangerous area 1: bathroom
The medicine cabinet and toiletries in the bathroom, especially the toilet and bathtub, are the biggest threat to the baby’s safety at home. Even if the bathtub or toilet only a dozen centimeters deep water is enough to take the baby’s life. So never leave your baby in the bathroom alone. In addition, when bathing the baby, the water temperature should be adjusted properly. Make sure that the cock of the faucet is tightened. In order to prevent the baby from falling and drowning, the baby bathtub needs to be equipped with antiskid pads.
Dangerous area 2: Kitchen
The kitchen is also a high-risk room for the baby’s safety at home, especially under the sink, where washing products are often placed, so once there is a baby at home, these items must be placed in the cupboard that the baby can’t open or the place that the baby can’t touch.
Check all angles in the kitchen to make sure sharp knives and other dangerous articles are not taken by the baby.
Dangerous area 3 of home safety: electrical appliances and sockets
The position of the socket in the room is generally in the low places such as the corner of the wall, so in case of emergency, the power socket is best equipped with socket cover..
All kinds of wires in the room are also a big hidden danger to the baby’s safety at home. For example, once the wires of home appliances are tripped, the appliances may fall on the baby. If the wires of the electric water heater are tripped, the hot water will fall on the baby, with unimaginable consequences.
The smoke alarm has to be tested every three months to see if it works properly, and the battery has to be replaced every six months.
Nitric oxide is a kind of colorless and tasteless toxic gas. A nitric oxide alarm is installed at home to ensure the safety of the whole family.
Furniture with sharp corners is also a dangerous area for children, especially those who have just learned to walk. They stumble and fall on it. These sharp corners can be wrapped with a soft sponge or other special wrap around the sharp corners.
Babies like to grab things. Those things that may be caught, such as bookshelves, vases, or other heavy furniture, should be fixed to ensure that they will not be easily pushed down and hurt the baby.
For home safety, parents should be vigilant, eliminate all risks, and provide a safe environment for the baby to grow up.
Household safety instructions for children of different ages
Home safety of 0-12 months old baby
First of all, do not place any plastic packaging materials or bags with seams on the baby’s crib. If these things cover the baby’s nose and mouth, it may cause the baby to suffocate. You don’t let your baby sleep on soft objects; you don’t let your baby sleep with adults; you don’t put small objects where the baby can touch them.
Soon after a baby is born, it begins to touch with its feet what it can touch. These initial movements can lead to falls or falls. Don’t leave your baby alone on the diaper changing table, bed, sofa and chair; keep your baby in a safe place; please install a safety door for the stairs.
Burn and scald prevention
Babies wave their arms when they are 3-5 months old. Don’t hold the baby while holding the hot cup or other hot food in the other hand. Your baby may be scalded. The water temperature of a baby’s bath should be lower than 49 ℃; do not put a hot water bag or an electric bag in the baby’s quilt when it is cold.
Home safety of 1-2 year olds
Fall prevention: your child can run, so it’s important to keep the floor dry at home, especially in the bathroom. Do not place chairs, sofas and other furniture by the window; install safety doors for stairs; install guardrails on the windows above the first floor; ensure that the furniture is firmly against the wall, and furniture with sharp corners may harm your children
Burn and scald prevention
Now your child will use his mouth and hands to find new things. Do not put any ignition equipment on the table, especially the lighter. The child will turn it on or put it in his mouth. Any hot food, do not put on the low table; best not to let children into the kitchen; do not put the electric cooker, the electric cooker on the ground.
Your child uses his mouth to explore the world, to put anything he can catch into his mouth, even something with a bad taste. Drugs and chemicals (cleaning agent, etc.) in the home should be placed at a high place or locked up; drugs and chemicals should always be covered with a safety cover; beverage bottles should not be filled with other liquids that do not conform to the label.
The above is a small inventory of children’s dangerous areas at home, safe home is very important. As a parent, with the expansion of baby’s activity ability and scope, we should always check the potential safety hazards at home, and actively take measures to prevent them. If you have any questions about how to prevent children from bumping at home and other knowledge about children’s home, please continue to pay attention to Baibai safety net children’s anti furniture bumping safety common sense column.