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December 15, 2001

Holiday Safety
Christmas is a wonderful time, filled with joy and celebration.

It is also a time of increased risk for children. During the holidays, children are more likely to be exposed to: choking hazards, toy hazards, electrical hazards, food hazards, decoration hazards, poisoning hazards, and other hazards. Injuries to children often occur when there is a lack of adequate planning and supervision. Most holiday injuries to children are preventable, so always supervise your child! Here are some safety tips for protecting children during the holidays.

CHOKING HAZARDS: