What makes a safe home for a child? Safety latches and locks for cabinets and drawers to help prevent poisonings and other injuries. Outlet covers. Anchors to prevent furniture, TVs and ranges from tipping over and crushing children. Corner and edge bumpers to help prevent injuries from falls against sharp edges on walls, furniture and fireplaces.
How do I teach my child home safety?
- Assemble a first aid kit.
- Lock windows and doors.
- Stow an emergency house key.
- Check stove burners.
- Locate smoke and carbon monoxide detectors (and change their batteries)
- Use a fire extinguisher.
- Learn key phone numbers.
- Establish a family meeting spot.
What are 4 things necessary to keep a child safe?
- give permission to say “No” and tell.
- help children identify trusted adults.
- set body boundaries.
- teach children to check with others first.
- teach children telephone skills.
What are the safety needs of a child? Security. Kids must feel safe and sound, with their basic survival needs met: shelter, food, clothing, medical care and protection from harm.