Protect your family by having the necessary precautionary measures in place in case of an emergency.
An estimated 670 000 children under the age of 15 die every year as a result of unnatural causes. These include drowning, poisoning, fire, burns and falling (from bunk beds, roofs, roller skates and skateboards). This is according to the Child Accident Prevention Foundation of Southern Africa. But, these can be prevented. For instance, to prevent poisoning, you can store chemicals in a locked cabinet that is not accessible to children. Also, create an escape plan so that everyone knows what to do should the house be on fire. Linda Buys, a nurse and author of The Illustrated South African First
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