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La'Tonia
La'Tonia asks:
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What are some specific safety hazards for age 3?

In Topics: Preschool, School safety (not bullying), Toy safety
> 60 days ago

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Dr.Monika
Jun 19, 2010
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What the Expert Says:

That is a rather broad question.  Simple everyday safety concerns for a 3 -year-old in the summer time could include sun, bug, and water safety.

Suggested readings:

The great outdoors

http://www.pluggedinparents.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1&Itemid=0

Sun safety

http://www.pluggedinparents.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=203&Itemid=0

Toxic plants

http://www.pluggedinparents.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=469&Itemid=0

Poison Ivy

http://www.pluggedinparents.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=269&Itemid=0

Best regards.
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dgraab
dgraab , Parent writes:
Hello,

There are a variety of safety concerns for a child under age 5, whether inside or outside the home. In Education.com's resource center focused on the early years, you'll find several links to informatino about early childhood safety: http://www.education.com/age/early-years/ , such as...

Toy Safety: http://www.education.com/topic/child-toy-safety/

First Aid & Safety in the Home: http://www.education.com/topic/child-first-aid/

Car Safety: http://www.education.com/topic/child-car-safety/

Other relevant information also available includes..

Sun Safety: http://www.education.com/topic/kids-sun-protection/

Playground Safety: http://www.education.com/reference/article/Ref_Playground_Safety_4/

Safety in Early Childhood Environments (such as at preschool): http://www.education.com/reference/article/safety-early-childhood-environments/

I recommend discussing this topic with your child's pediatrician too. Thanks for asking!
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earl
earl writes:
Safety Hazards for age 3:
1.  Placing small objects into their mouth.  
2.  Wearing shoes that do not support their feet.
3.  Wearing loose clothing that gets caught on handles or chairs.
4.  Wearing clothing that is not easy on or easy off, especially coats.
5.  Walking alone unattended.
6.  Carrying sharp objects while walking.
7.  Climbing stairs.
8.  Using teeth to bite other humans.
9.  Carrying glass objects.
10.  Window blind strings.
11.  Open heaters.
12.  Hot water.
13.  Leaving a classroom or a group.
14.  Running between cars.
15.  Running to get others to chase them.
16   Running inside a building or around a room.
17.  When in line, kicking the person in front of them.
18.  Choaking on solid pieces of food.
19.  Drinking untested hot beverages.
20.  Pulling up their pants cause them to fall face forward (body out of balance.
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