Safety Supplies

The following list of safety supplies is designed to help you make your child’s daily environment as safe as possible.

Safety Supplies:

  • Syrup of ipecac to use in certain types of poisoning.
  • Plastic plug covers for electric outlets.
  • Plastic outlet covers to use when an electric cord is plugged into the outlet.
  • Cabinet latches and locks to keep children away from medicines, cleaning supplies, knives, etc.
  • Emergency telephone numbers for quick dialing.
  • Smoke detectors with working batteries.
  • A fire extinguisher
  • A hot-water gauge for measuring the temperature of tap water.
  • First Aid Kit

Amended, “Safety Checklist”, American Heart Association, 1997.

Last updated: 12/2006