How To Keep Your Kids Safe in the Bathroom - FamilyEducation

How To Keep Your Kids Safe in the Bathroom

How To Keep Your Kids Safe in the Bathroom

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In and Out of the Tub

HOW TO KEEP BABIES AND CHILDREN SAFE IN THE BATHROOM

Did you know most injuries that occur to young children happen in the bathroom? Even with proper supervision, the bathroom contains many potential hazards that might be putting your child unnecessarily at risk.

  • 71%
  • of child bathroom-related injuries occur in a bathtub.*
  • 81%
  • of injuries among children in the bathtub and shower are a slip, trip or fall.*
  • 24%
  • of submersion deaths occur in the bathtub.*

Hover over the pulsing icons to find out how you can prevent common bath accidents from happening to your children.

TOILET LOCK:

A toilet lock safeguards your child against falling in head-first.

locks

GRAB & ASSIST BARS:

Grab and assist bars support children getting in and out of the tub, preventing falls.

grab bars

CHILD TOILET SEAT:

A child toilet seat can prevent your child from slipping into a standard-size toilet.

Child toilet seats

LATCHES & LOCKS:

Latches or locks on cabinets and drawers protect against poisoning and injury.

locks and latches

ANTI-SKID BATH RUGS:

Anti-skid bath rugs prevent children from slipping on the bathroom floor.

bath rugs

NIGHT LIGHTS:

Night lights can prevent children from tripping and injuring themselves at night.

nightlights

STEP STOOLS:

Step stools make it safer for children to reach the sink and other bathroom items.

step stools

WINDOW GUARDS:

Window guards help protect children against dangerous window falls.

window safety

NON-SLIP TREADS:

Non-slip treads make children more steady in the tub to prevent slips.

bathtub safety

SPOUT COVERS:

Spout covers with thermometers help prevent head injuries, scalds and burns.

window safety
grab bars
bathtub grab bars

GRAB & ASSIST BARS:

Grab and assist bars support children getting in and out of the tub, preventing falls.

window guards
window guards

Window Guards:

Window guards help protect children against dangerous window falls.

latch
latch

LATCHES & LOCKS:

Latches or locks on cabinets and drawers protect against poisoning and injury.

locks
locks

TOILET LOCK:

A toilet lock safeguards your child against falling in head-first.

toilet seat
toilet seat

CHILD TOILET SEAT:

A child toilet seat can prevent your child from slipping into a standard-size toilet.

bath rug
bath rug

ANTI-SKID BATH RUGS:

Anti-skid bath rugs prevent children from slipping on the bathroom floor.

night lights
night lights

NIGHT LIGHTS:

Night lights can prevent children from tripping and injuring themselves at night.

step stools
step stools

STEP STOOLS:

Step stools make it safer for children to reach the sink and other bathroom items.

tub treads
tub treads

NON-SLIP TREADS:

Non-slip treads make children more steady in the tub to prevent slips.

spout covers
spout covers

SPOUT COVERS:

Spout covers with thermometers help prevent head injuries, scalds and burns.

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