Parachute - Preventing Injuries. Saving Lives.
A NATIONAL, CHARITABLE ORGANIZATION DEDICATED TO PREVENTING INJURIES AND SAVING LIVES.
Home safety

Home safety

Home can be a safe place for children to learn and grow. However, most injuries to young children do occur in their homes. Children are vulnerable in this environment because heights, space and structures are built for adult use and comfort, but often create hazards for children.Mom bathing an infant

Each year, more than 20,000 children are seen in emergency departments across Canada with injuries that occurred at home. This means that every day, approximately 60 young children suffer injuries in the home serious enough to be taken to the hospital.

Injuries in the home are most often caused by falls, burns, poisoning, choking, strangulation and drowning.