Home Safety ChecklistThe Home Safety Checklist (HSC) is an educational tool used to help identify potential hazards in the home of a family or individual. It also suggests ways to prevent injuries and lists home safety supplies. The HSC may be used by home visitors in tribal governments, public health agencies, WIC clinics, occupational health clinics, hospitals, emergency departments and clinician offices.
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- Home Safety Checklist for Infants and Young Children (PDF:724 KB/2 pages) : This home safety checklist is used to check the safety of infants and young children in your home, provided by the Family Home Visiting Unit. www.health.state.mn.us/divs/cfh/program/fhv/content/document/pdf/homesafechk-eng.pdf
- Home Safety Checklist: For Older Adults (PDF:1733KB, 23 pgs.) : Utilizes a checklist to point out some hazards in a home that could cause injuries and is specifically geared for homes with an older adult. www.health.state.mn.us/injury/pub/eldersafety.pdf
- Window Safety Report 2011- Final Report to the Minnesota Legislature September 2011 : The report details actions accomplished through the window safety education program by the MDH.The report also provides the most current window fall injury data. www.health.state.mn.us/injury/pub/windowsafetyreport2011.pdf
Contact for more information:
Mark Kinde, MPH
Injury & Violence Prevention Program Director
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