Protect your child from the 5 most common elevator dangers!

Elevators move billions of people around the world. Nowadays, they are common in mid and high-rise buildings. While modern elevators are relatively safe for passengers with proper installation, advanced safety features,  and regular service, children can still suffer injuries. Many of these elevator-related accidents are avoidable with proper public awareness. Read on to discover the…

What you wish you’d known about bathtub toys

If your baby has bathtub toys that can trap water inside like the cute rubber ducks that squirt water, throw them out. Why are those toys dangerous? Those toys are a breeding ground for bacteria. No matter how hard you try, you cannot clean them enough. Remember that you cannot see the bacteria, but it…

Protect your child from escalator danger

Depending on where your family lives, works, and shops, you may use escalators regularly and may not give it a second thought. Escalators are highly regulated and designed with many safety features that protect passengers. However, if not treated with respect and caution, they can be very dangerous pieces of equipment. Children and older adults…

Prevent burns: All you need to know

Every day, babies and children are treated in emergencies for burn-related injuries. Many of these accidents could be easily prevented. Follow these tips on how to guard your baby against burns. In the Kitchen The best piece of advice I can give you is to keep your baby out of the kitchen. Funny, right? We…

Babyproofing window cords

It’s amazing how fast your baby can put herself in dangerous situations. That’s why, as a parent, you need to stay always, one step ahead. Strangulation is another one of those hazards that don’t come across our mind when it comes to babies and children; yet it is very real. The most imminent danger is…

Protect your baby like a safety officer

I’m a mama of two boys, but I am also a health and safety professional in the construction field. In the industry, to protect the workers from workplace danger and minimize the risk of hazards, we use a system called “Hazard Control Hierarchy”. Don’t be scared by the technical words. Let me explain. The system…

12 Tips for bath and bathroom safety

A bath can be a wonderful fun and bonding time with your baby. But also, it can be anything but that! Bath and bathroom safety go hand in hand together. A bathroom is a commonplace for accidents, with injuries due to falling in the shower or tub being the most frequent. When I first became a mum,…