Safety Wellness

Published by jackbgarvey on Fri, 05/27/2016 - 16:51

Playing outside in the garden sounds like an idyllic family day, but it can only take a few seconds for that fun to turn to tragedy. No parent wants to spoil their child’s enjoyment while they are in the garden, but the facts and figures speak for themselves: accidents can and do happen on a regular basis.

The one fact that highlights the potential danger to your children is that injury has now replaced disease as the biggest single cause of death to children after their first birthday.

Almost 40% of all of these accidents occur in and around the home, and children under the age of five are particularly vulnerable. The vast majority of these accidents are preventable incidents. Here is a look at the main aspects of good garden safety for children that parents need to be aware of at all times to keep their children as safe as possible.

Follow these safety tips to keep yourself and your children safe from drowning, swimming pool, poison and chemical burns, garden tools, electrical, landscaping, barbaque, plants and trip and fall safety issues.  Click here to read the entire article.