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Hidden Hazards - Why Kids are at Risk

Children are at risk from hidden hazards due to their curiosity, tendency to put things in their mouths and their size. Lack of supervision increases the risk for some of these hazards. Some hazards result from activity that comes naturally to children. Others result from products that just don’t mix with kids. Some of the most common hidden hazards include:

Keep Kids Safe in the Yard this Summer

Each summer, homeowners use their lawn mowers, tractors and hedge trimmers to maintain their green spaces. However, many do not realize the potential dangers associated with outdoor power equipment use, especially the potential risks of injury that the equipment poses to young children. Most of the injuries can be prevented by using simple and sensible supervision.