(HealthDay News) -- Childproofing a home is important even after your little one reaches toddlerhood.
KidsHealth.org offers these suggestions to make your home safer for kids of all ages:
Keep guns locked in a sturdy cabinet.
Keep coin lithium ("button") batteries out of a child's reach. They may be deadly if swallowed.
Keep choking hazards, poisonous substances, hot and sharp items out of reach.
Have a child use safety glasses if involved in activities such as woodworking, science experiments involving chemicals, racquetball or paintball.
Never leave young kids unattended in a bath.
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