Child care equipment and children's furniture may seem safe at first glance, but these products can pose hazards to infants and young children.
There are simple steps that parents and caregivers can take to check that they are using safe children's products and that they are using the products safely. Read and carefully consider the manufacturer's age recommendation and all other safety-related information that comes with the product. To help prevent injury, be aware of the dangers that children's products may present and take action to reduce these dangers. Information on child care equipment and children's furniture is available from the links below. For safety information on many children's products please refer to Health Canada's publication, Is Your Child Safe?.
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Parents and caregivers are reminded that supervision of children is another important part of keeping them safe.