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New Home Safety Council(R) Research Shows the Majority of Families Underestimate the Danger of Poisoning Exposure at Home
Date:3/4/2008

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with the door open, as deadly carbon monoxide can enter your home this

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Poison Control Center

Every Poison Control Center across the nation can be reached by calling the American Association of Poison Control Centers' (AAPCC) nationwide help number at 1-800-222-1222. Post the help number and other emergency numbers near every phone. Call 9-1-1 if someone won't wake up, is having trouble breathing or is having seizures. If the person seems okay, but you think they may have taken poison or if you have a question about poisons call 1-800-222-1222. The help number also provides local poison control information.

For more information on how to prevent poisoning dangers at home, please visit http://www.homesafetycouncil.org or http://www.1-800-222-1222.info.

About Home Safety Council

The Home Safety Council (HSC) is the only national non-profit organization solely dedicated to preventing home-related injuries that result in nearly 20,000 deaths and 21 million medical visits on average each year. Through national programs, partnerships and the support of volunteers, HSC educates people of all ages to be safer in and around their homes. The Home Safety Council is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization located in Washington, DC.

Contact:

Valerie Pope

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703-739-8344


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