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Preventing Common Home Injuries

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Roughly one-third of all injuries happen at home, and small children and elderly adults are often the most at risk. Five common home injuries include: falls, choking and suffocation, burns, poisoning, and knife cuts. These injuries can be serious or even fatal but preventing them isn’t as difficult as you may think. Many accidents can be avoided with a little preparation.

This article provides several home safety tips you can follow to prevent each of these common injuries.


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