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Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Safety (Overview)

Safety is a topic that includes recommendations for making the home and outdoor environments safe, especially for kids. This topic includes ideas on childproofing cabinets, keeping dangerous items locked up, ensuring balconies and stairs are safe, covering wiring and outlets, fencing off pools, staying away from cars, watching out for strangers, etc...


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How can we ensure our child's safety around our pets?

How can we ensure our child's safety around our pets?

Watch closely: Pets are generally going to like your children, but you should be watching closely to see how they interact. Make sure pets have a safe place to go to hide so they are not always under attack, watch for children doing cruel things. Never let a child go near a pet who is eating or chewing on a bone or toy. Introduce the pet early though, since a child who acts natural puts the pet at ease. ...Read more

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Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Safety (Overview)

Safety is a topic that includes recommendations for making the home and outdoor environments safe, especially for kids. This topic includes ideas on childproofing cabinets, keeping dangerous items locked up, ensuring balconies and stairs are safe, covering wiring and outlets, fencing off pools, staying away from cars, watching out for strangers, etc...


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How can I ensure my safety if at risk of falling?

Tai Chi: Hopefully you have discussed this with your physician. Without knowing what places you at risk and if you have any physical limitations, i can suggest tai chi. Tai chi is slow movement...And studies show repeatedly that it improves balance and decreases risk of falling. See if you can locate a tai chi teacher in your area (it is better to learn from a teacher rather than a video). ...Read more

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I am addicated to corex please get me some safety tips?

I am addicated to corex please get me some safety tips?

Addiction: The safest thing you can do is to see someone about helping your addiction. There are help lines, or your physician, or addiction clinics. ...Read more

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Where can a woman with young kids go if worried about her safety?

Where can a woman with young kids go if worried about her safety?

Police or shelter: The obvious answer is the police. That's why they are there. From there, they can assess the danger and arrange for social services to escort you to a proper shelter. Most of the time under an assumed or anonymous entry until the situation is sorted out. The ed is also a good place, for the same reason. Many towns have shelters for women and children, and they can also provide aid. ...Read more

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Which organizations are responsible for the health and safety in the workplace.?

OSHA : The main one is OSHA, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. It is a government agency. ...Read more

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Any facebook tips for kids safety?

Any facebook tips for kids safety?

See below: The same as any internet use by kids. Monitor the site. You need to know what they are posting and who they friend. Also, they should never give out any personal information, such as address, phone number, etc. ...Read more

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What are some outdoor grilling safety tips?

Safety first: Know your grill. Be sure equipment is not broken. Know how to safely light a propane grill. Do not have grills in closed areas...They need ventilation. Keep small children away. Do not squirt lighter fluid on a burning charcoal fire as the fire can follow the fluid back up in to the bottle and burn you. Best not to do anything drunk...Including grilling. ...Read more

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What can I do to improve my safety when i'm out in the public and disabled?

Safety: Be alert and be careful. Choose where you go very carefully and stay away from places where people are drinking or can become careless. Do not drink or take recreational drugs. Choose your friends carefully and go out with trusted friends only. Always think safety and take care of yourself. ...Read more

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What safety measures should we take if my partner has an s.T.D?

#1 make your partner: Get treated , #2 you need to get cultured treated, and #3 no sex until both you and your partner have been treated. ...Read more

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What do I need to know about car seat safety?

A lot!: Car seats are one of the most important advances in child safety! it is absolutely essential that you learn how to adjust your car seat, how to fit it properly in your car, and how to make sure it fits your baby well as he/she grows. Infants should always ride in the back seat, rear facing for at least one year. Never put an infant car seat in the front seat of a car. ...Read more

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