ARTICLES RELATING TO HOME SAFETY

10 common items in the home that used to be deadly

2017-09-14 07:33

A home needs to be a safe haven. However, in the Victorian and early Edwardian eras many common household items were actually quite dangerous.

The bathtub – a death trap

2015-04-16 15:17

Sipho Yanano explains why bath time can be hazardous for small children.

Kid shaves head instead of combing hair

2014-12-11 09:30

Small boy mistakes clippers for comb with predictably hilarious results.

Messy houses can be dangerous!

2014-07-25 11:20

Dad charged after heavy cupboard kills toddler daughters in messy house.

 

Lawnmowers are risky business for kids

2017-05-31 10:22

Lawnmowers can lead to serious injuries, even amputations, a paediatric trauma expert cautions.

'How to carry a baby and a GUN' classes?

2015-03-05 12:44

‘Babywearing and carrying’ class teaches new moms how to 'safely' pack a pistol.

Microwave glow stick disaster!

2014-11-11 13:40

Kid’s glow stick experiment ends painfully (and ruins his awesome shirt).

How child-safe is your home? Check the washing machine!

2013-01-15 10:09

One mom shares her story about finding her 3-year-old locked inside the washing machine (yes, it can happen!). Here are some tips on keeping your home safe.

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