Seasonal Poisoning Hazards

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Tips for Staying Safe All Year

Each season brings indoor and outdoor activities that pose potential hazards. Click on the links below to learn more about those hazards, and follow our tips to keep your family safe and healthy.

Fall Hazards

As the weather gets cooler, carbon monoxide, antifreeze, pesticides and fertilizer can pose dangers to your family.

Spring Hazards

Household cleaners are the number one cause of poisonings in children. Food poisoning is also a risk during the spring season as families take their meals outside.

Summer Hazards

Watch out for insects and wild plants as you enjoy summer activities.

Winter Hazards

Medications, plants, holiday decorations and alcohol are the top poisoning risks during the winter season.