Home Safety

My Safe Home is a fun, interactive online tool to help you identify home hazards by room or risk type.  Learn how to prevent injuries and maintain your active lifestyle by having a safe home.

Carbon Monoxide Dangers – Carbon monoxide is an odorless, invisible gas that can poison anyone over a short or long period of time.  It is often called “the silent killer.”  Click here to learn more.

Burn and Scald Prevention – It doesn’t take fire to burn!  Scalds are the leading cause of burn injuries, especially in young children and older adults.  Burn Institute and Shriners Hospitals for Children offer tips on preventing these injuries.

Water Safety – Learn how to prevent a tragic drowning accident with these Watch Kids Around Water tips from Texas Department of Family & Protective Services.

Bike and Pedestrian Safety – Many of the online resources target children for learning bike and pedestrian safety, but adults should also keep this information in mind.  And if you’re a driver, please watch out for bicycles and pedestrian traffic.  Share the road!