Injury Prevention

Fall Prevention

Lots of the kids have to come to Children’s Hospital because they got hurt from falling. To prevent this from happening to you, remember the following tips:

  • Don’t try to get something that’s out of your reach by climbing on a chair or table. Ask an adult to get it for you.
  • Always sit in the tub when you’re getting a bath.
  • Never walk in the house where it’s dark.
  • Always pick up your toys so no one trips over them.
  • Never open a window by yourself.
  • Don’t sit or stand anywhere that’s high off the ground.
  • Don’t run or jump in the house.
  • Use the railing when you walk up and down steps, and never slide down the railing.
  • Don’t jump on beds or sofas.
  • Always keep your shoes tied.
  • Don’t try to carry too many things at once.
Last Update
February 12, 2008
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Last Update
February 12, 2008