The holidays should be a magical time for children. Lights, decorations and toys are a wonderful part of the holidays. Yet each year, hospital emergency rooms treat about 8,700 people for injuries, such as falls, cuts and shocks, related to holiday lights, decorations and Christmas trees. But if you have young children or have grandchildren visiting over the holidays, you need to take special precautions to make sure they’re safe.
Keep the season merry with this list of safety tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. For holiday safety ideas read more: http://www.rd.com/home/christmas-safety-checklist/