Health Tip: Practice Window Safety
(HealthDay News) -- Curious toddlers are especially prone to
crawling through and falling from windows, so it's best to practice
these safety suggestions, courtesy of the Cleveland Clinic:
- Be sure you can't open any window enough to allow a child to
- If your window locks require a key, store it nearby.
- Never place furniture near a window. A child could climb the
furniture and fall through the nearby window.
- Don't assume that a screen will take the place of a window
- Board up or repair any broken or cracked glass.
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