Child Safety

Thrift Shop Purchase Could Be A Dangerous DealMany of the approximately 300 products that get recalled every year and can’t legally be sold in retail stores wind up in thrift shops.
Common Household Cleaning Products Pose Risk To Children And PetsThe US Department of Health and Human Services thinks that it is a big enough problem that they have listed safety tips for household products.
Tips For Safe Trick Or Treating This HalloweenKeep your kids safe this Halloween night by going over some trick-or-treating safety tips with them.
Medicine Cabinet Dangers: What Every Parent Needs To KnowWhen caring for a sick child, many parents race to the home medicine cabinet. What are they really finding there?
Attractive Nuisance Could Get You In Legal TroubleAn 'attractive nuisance' is a dangerous condition on a property - like an unenclosed swimming pool or a dumped refrigerator - that is so interesting that it would tend to lure a child to investigate. It's up to you to make it off limits.
How Young Is Too Young To Leave Kids Home Alone?How young is too young, legally, to leave a kid home alone?
3 On Your Side: Gadgets Meant To Detect Kids In Hot Cars Aren't Reliable3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan tells us that a new government study finds that consumer products aimed at avoiding tragedies aren't necessarily successful on their own.
Local Red Cross Chapters Offer Babysitting Courses For Summer SittersThe American Red Cross offers a class for prospective babysitters to prepare them for what they may encounter.
Protect Children From Window FallsEvery now and then there is a terrifying report of a toddler who has fallen from a window through a screen or a non secure window. The Cleveland Clinic offers safety guidelines.
Jay Lloyd's Getaway: Child Safety While Dining DocksideI saw at least one child running around loose at a busy waterside crab deck, where boats tie up. And a there’s sheer drop into ten feet of water, with no guard rail.
NJ Company Recalls Shades, Blinds After Boy’s DeathThousands of roman shades and blinds are being recalled after the death of a 22-month-old boy in Iowa.