Clothing is an important part of our everyday lives. It keeps us warm and protects us from the weather. It may seem surprising, but clothing can also be dangerous for children.
To help protect your child from getting hurt by clothing always:
The clothes children wear every day can cause injuries. A child can:
If your child is wearing clothing with batteries in it, make sure the batteries are in a secure compartment that your child can’t open.
Current as of: September 3, 2019
Author: Provincial Injury Prevention Program, Alberta Health Services
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