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DECEMBER 2018: SAFE TOYS & CELEBRATIONS AWARENESS
PLAYING IT SAFE: TOYS AND CHILDREN’S EYE SAFETY
According to Prevent Blindness America, children sustain approximately 11,000 toy-related eye injuries each year. Most toy-related eye injuries are treated, have no long-term effects and are easily preventable.
KEEPING AN EYE ON THE DANGERS
Toys play a tremendous role in childhood development, but fun does not always equal safe. While common sense is always your best defense, there are some definite toy no-no’s.
The items below should be avoided completely or only permitted with close parental supervision for children of the appropriate age. Check toy packaging for age guidelines.
- Toy guns
- Laser pointers
Equip yourself with safety information and stay in the know on toy dangers.