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Nursery Equipment Safety Checklist - Topic Overview

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Strollers and carriages
Stroller has wide base to prevent tipping.  
Seat belt and crotch strap are securely attached to frame.  
Seat belt buckle is easy to use.  
Brakes securely lock the wheel(s).  
Shopping basket is low on the back and located directly over or in front of the wheels. 
When used in carriage position, leg hole openings can be closed. 

 

Toy chests
Toy chest has no latch to entrap child within the chest. 
Toy chest has spring-loaded lid support that will not require periodic adjustment and will support the lid in any position to prevent lid slam.  
Chest has ventilation holes or spaces in front or sides, or under lid.  

 

Walkers
Walker has safety features to help prevent a fall down stairs. 

This information is produced and provided by the National Cancer Institute (NCI). The information in this topic may have changed since it was written. For the most current information, contact the National Cancer Institute via the Internet web site at http:// cancer .gov or call 1-800-4-CANCER.

WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise

Last Updated: December 16, 2013
This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.
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