Keep It Safe
Of all nonfatal unintentional injury events, 42 percent occur in the home, translating to nearly 12 million nonfatal home injuries each year. These include falls, burns, poisonings, fires and burns, choking and suffocation, drowning and submersion.
Here are a few simple tips to keep you home safe:
By paying attention to some basic steps for home safety you can prevent unintentional injuries for your family. Saving you time healing from an injury and money for treating an injury which could have been prevented.
Information provided by Dr. Gina Peek, Oklahoma State University Housing Specialist – 7 Principles of a Healthy Home Workshop Series.