Keep Safety In Mind This Holiday Season

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Holiday Safety

The North Dakota Department of Health and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) are urging people to keep safety in mind when decorating and celebrating this holiday season.

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"If small children will be visiting over the holidays, check your home to make sure it is childproof," said Diana Read, director of the North Dakota Department of Health's Injury Prevention Program. "Cover electrical outlets, and store medicines, cleaning supplies and poisonous substances out of reach. Unload all firearms, place them in a locked location and store ammunition separately. Use safety gates to keep children away from stairways."

The Department of Health and the CPSC offer the following safety tips:

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