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Is Your Home a Healthy Home For Children?

How healthy is your home? Each year, many people – especially children – are injured or become ill due to home conditions that could be prevented or eliminated. Take time to read this important information and make sure that your home is safe and healthy.

Safety At Home

Tips for safety at home by the National Safety Council – a nonprofit, nongovernmental, international public service organization founded in 1913 and dedicated to improving the safety, health and environmental well-being of all people.

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

CPSC is an independent federal regulatory agency that is charged with keeping  families safe by reducing the riskof injury or death from consumer products. Visit this site for  lifesaving information or to report unsafe products.

Pesticides & Food

This publication from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency discusses the risks and benefits of pesticide use on food and ways in which consumers can reduce their exposure.

Food and Drug Administration: Food Safety

Provides product-specific information on seafood, fruits, vegetables, milk, canned foods, and infant formula. Among the many topics include: What can I do to protect myself from food poisoning? Why shouldn’t I taste a sample of cookie dough before baking it? How long can leftover food be left out of the refrigerator? Plus more advice from the FDA.

Indoor Air Quality In Homes

There are many sources of indoor air pollution in any home. Read more about what steps to take both to reduce the risk from existing sources of indoor air pollution and how to prevent new problems from occurring.

Poisonings and Prevention

This resource can help you prevent accidental drug poisoning and prepare you for a quick response if a poisoning occurs. By following these suggestions you may not only prevent a serious accident, you may save a life. Click here to locate a Poison Control Center near you.


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