Household Safety Checklistsenparentshttps://kidshealth.org/EN/images/headers/P-householdCheck-enHD-AR2.gifYoung kids love to explore their homes, but are unaware of the potential dangers. Learn how to protect them with our handy household safety checklists.animal bites, burns, choking, strangulation, poisoning, lead poisoning in old paint, cuts, drowning, injury from falls, injury from firearms, suffocation, my child can't breathe, guns, rifles, fires, rabid dog bites, cat scratches, bruises, broken bones, scalding water, first-degree burns, second-degree burns, third-degree burns, plastic bags, curtains, electrical cords, draperies, blinds, rabies, butter, knives, scissors, swimming pools, medicines, ladders, stairs, cleaning products, alcohol, booze, liquor, general pediatrics03/22/200007/03/201807/03/2018Kate M. Cronan, MDdc6bee21-6c4d-41fb-a5fa-136ae12e0017https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/household-checklist.html/<p>An accident or injury can occur in any part of your home. Some safety hazards are obvious &mdash; such as a toy truck left lying at the top of the stairs. Others are not so easily identified &mdash; such as a stairway railing that has become loose.</p> <p>To get started, click on a checklist below. Use these checklists to make a safety check of your home. You should answer "yes" to all of the questions.</p> <ul> <li><a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/household-checklist-kitchen.html/" style="font-size: 1em;">Kitchen Safety Checklist</a></li> <li><a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/household-checklist-bedroom.html/" style="font-size: 1em;">Bedroom Safety Checklist</a></li> <li><a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/household-checklist-bathroom.html/" style="font-size: 1em;">Bathroom, Laundry, and Garage Checklist</a></li> <li><a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/household-checklist-walls.html/" style="font-size: 1em;"><span style="font-size: 1em;">Doors, Windows, Stairways, and Home Furnishings Checklist</span></a></li> <li><a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/household-checklist-heating.html/" style="font-size: 1em;">Electrical and Equipment Checklist</a></li> <li><a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/household-checklist-backyard.html/" style="font-size: 1em;">Outdoor, Pool, and Other Safety Issues Checklist</a></li> </ul>kh:age-allAgesOrAgeAgnostickh:clinicalDesignation-generalPediatricskh:genre-articlekh:primaryClinicalDesignation-emergencyMedicineSafety at Homehttps://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/firstaid-safe/home/465d0456-9cfc-47e2-b4ff-b93dd23aa7b3