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Childproof home

Prevent accidents in the home

Childproof home: preventing accidents in the home

As children become more mobile, their curiosity and thirst for discovery grow. This also increases the risk of accidents. About 60 percent of accidents involving children occur in their own homes or in the home environment. Serious accidents include falls, burns, scalds, poisoning, drowning, and suffocation.

Kindersicheres Zuhause

What can you do to avoid accidents?

Dangers lurk in every room. To recognize hidden dangers, you should see the apartment through the eyes of your children: A shelf quickly becomes a climbing tower, a carpet a tripping hazard and the contents of the trash can become play material. If you make yourself aware of these and similar dangers, you can easily banish them.

The following tips will help make your home more childproof:

More informationLinks for further reading

Further information can be found on the website of the Bundesarbeitsgemeinschaft Mehr Sicherheit für Kinder e.V.