Small children love to explore their
surroundings. They are also curious about their bodies. To prevent children
from inserting objects into their noses:
Caution children not to put any object into a
Supervise young children, especially children younger
than age 4, to reduce the risk that they will put objects in their noses or
other body openings.
Keep all objects small enough to be swallowed
or inserted into body openings away from small children.
disc batteries in a safe place out of the reach of children. Properly dispose
of used disc batteries out of the reach of children.
Older children or adults should be cautious when working with
small objects or if they have nose piercings.
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