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Home Safety

Looking for tips and advice on home safety and childproofing? Check out our helpful videos and articles to learn more!


Interactive Home Safety Tour
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Make your house safer today for babies and toddlers with our FREE interactive tour. We will take you room by room and cover top questions such as: Where do I need to install cabinet locks? When should I install the baby gate? With details on everything from nursery safety, to baby safety kits and more, Safety 1st is committed to giving you peace of mind for every 1st you and your child experience.

Home Safety Tips

Whether preparing for a new baby on the way or to help safeguard the home for a growing toddler, Safety 1st is here to help parents create a safer home for the whole family. Consumer Safety Expert Julie Vallese guides parents through some of the most important areas to focus on with this helpful home safety video.

Kitchen Safety Tips

Consumer Safety Expert Julie Vallese talks to parents about safety in the kitchen for babies and small children. She gives several simple tips ranging from bottle heating to safeguarding your oven and more. Parents can use these tips and suggested tools to help them keep their children from unnecessary injuries.

All About Safeguarding Your Home

Watch one of our experts do a home safety check. She gives helpful tips about what parents can do to make sure their own homes are as safe as possible.

How to Safeguard Your Kitchen

The kitchen poses many dangers to your child, including poisonous materials, choking hazards, and hot surfaces. The following tips can help you make your kitchen safer for your child.

How to Safeguard Your Bathroom

The bathroom can be fun during bath time, but it presents many hazards to babies and toddlers. The following tips can help you safeguard your bathroom.

How to Safeguard Your Living Room

Whether you call it a family room, living room, great room, or den; it’s very important to safeguard all family gathering spaces to help make them safer for your youngest family members.

Tips on Safeguarding Your Nursery & Toddler Room

Your child will spend a large amount of time in the nursery. Follow these tips to help make the area safer for both sleeping and playtime.

Tips on Safeguarding Your Hallways & Stairways

Even though we're just passing through these areas, hallways & stairways should be an important focus when making your home safer for babies and young children.

Tips on Safeguarding Other Areas of Your Home

It’s important to remember all areas of your home when making the home safer for the youngest members of your family.

Home Safety Tips – Pool & Water Safety

Tips & tricks that will help you keep your child safe around the pool.

Getting Ready for Baby – Safeguarding 101

Julie Vallese, Consumer Safety Expert for Safety 1st, shares some helpful safety tips for your home. From the kitchen to the family room, learn more on how to make your home a safer place for baby.

Home Safety Tips – Create a Safe Place for Your Child to Play

Tips & tricks that will help you create safer place for your child to play.

Home Safety Tips – General Safeguarding Tips

Getting your home ready for baby can be daunting for parents, but following a few simple tips can help set you out on the right path and make things easier as your child grows.

Advice and Insights for the American Academy of Pediatrics' Car Seat Recommendations

Julie Vallese, Consumer Safety Expert for Safety 1st, discusses the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) car seat recommendations advising that children should remain rear facing until the age of two, or until they reach the maximum height and weight requirements allowed by their car seat.