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7 Tips For Toy Safety And Injury Prevention

  1. toys cartoon imageMake sure toys are in condition. Look out for splinters, broken parts or sharp edges.
    Avoid scrapes and cuts by fixing or disposing of broken toys.
  2. Think twice before purchasing toys with small parts for young children.
  3. Minimize the possibility of children choking on small objects by supervising the use of items such as small screws, marbles, crayons, etc.
  4. Keep toys with long cords or strings away from children. These items may cause accidental strangulation.
  5. Use alternatives in replace of balloons. Balloons can pop and lodge in children's throats.
  6. Be careful with toy packages that have lids. These can cause children to fall and injure themselves.