National Bath Safety Month
It is National Bath Safety Month! Read below for tips to stay safe!🛁
🚿 Stay - The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends children 4 and under need to have a parent or caregiver present when near water.
🧼 Prevent Slips - Use a slip-resistant plastic mat on the bottom of a tub and rugs outside the tub that do not slide. You can also consider getting a grab bar for use!
🌡️ Test the Temperature - Always wait until the tub is filled since the temperature may change. Make sure you water heater is no hotter than 120 degrees or buy an anti-scald devices that attaches to the faucet!
🧽 Beware of Sharp Edges - Use a rubber cover on the faucet head and drape towels over metal rails. Make sure glass shower doors are made of shatterproof glass and avoid bath toys with hard edges or points.
Information provided by scholastic.com💙