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31 Baby Proofing General Issues




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This article is from the Baby Proofing FAQ, by Sandra Smith, sandra@cs.toronto.edu with numerous contributions by others.

31 Baby Proofing General Issues

From: Julie McNulty
mcnulty@netaxs.com

Another category of things that should be put away out of reach in the
kitchen are boxes of foil, plastic wrap, storage bags, and the like.
Many of the boxes have *very* sharp edges, and the plastic bags and wrap
pose a tremendous suffocation danger.

With regards to securing cords for lamps, etc., most hardware stores
carry "cord covers." These are long tubes with one flat side that has
adhesive to attach to a wall. I usually see them in the lighting
section. You can cut them to the appropriate length with a utility
knife, and they can be painted to be more inconspicuous. I've seen them
in two sizes, narrow for a one or two standard cords, and wide, for a lot
of cords or cable, such as you would have with a computer. You run the
cords through them and stick them to the wall, and can prevent a lot of
mishaps.




 

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