Taking a safety tour

When you are poison proofing your home, or taking a safety tour with young children, consider the following checklist of things to be concerned about. While this is not an exhaustive list, it's a good starting point.

It can be especially useful when talking with children to ask them to point out poisons. Use this list to get things rolling.


KITCHEN GARAGE
  • dish washing detergent
  • liquid dish soap
  • scouring soap
  • window cleaner
  • oven cleaner
  • medicines
  • vitamins
  • furniture polish
  • drain cleaner/opener
  • ammonia
  • gasoline
  • kerosene
  • car wax/soaps
  • weed killers/pesticides
  • paint
  • windshield washer fluid
  • antifreeze
     
     
     
LAUNDRY ROOM
  • laundry detergent
  • bleach
  • fabric softener
  • dye
CLOSET/STORAGE SPACES
  • rat/ant poisons
  • moth balls & sprays
     
     
MISCELLANEOUS
  • alcoholic beverages
  • flaking paint
  • broken plaster
     
     
     
BATHROOM
  • cosmetic products
  • shampoo
  • medications
  • cleansers
  • lotions
  • perfume
PURSE
  • medicines/pain killers
  • cosmetics

If you have suggestions for other items that belong on this list, or lists your school or work, let us know!

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