December is Safe Toys & Gifts Month
Top Toy Safety Tips:
- Avoid purchasing toys with sharp, protruding or projectile parts.
- Make sure children have appropriate supervision when playing with potentially hazardous toys or games that could cause an eye injury.
- Ensure that laser product labels include a statement that the device complies with 21 CFR (the Code of Federal Regulations) Subchapter J.
- Along with sports equipment, give children the appropriate protective eyewear with polycarbonate lenses. Check with your Eye M.D. to learn about protective gear recommended for your child's sport.
- Check labels for age recommendations and be sure to select gifts that are appropriate for a child's age and maturity.
- Keep toys that are made for older children away from younger children.
If your child experiences an eye injury from a toy, seek immediate medical attention from an ophthalmologist – an eye medical doctor.
If you have any questions regarding bill that dates after January 1, 2011, please contact EMS Management
& Consultants at 800-814-5339.
County of Beaufort, South Carolina, USA
P.O. Drawer 1228
Beaufort, South Carolina 29901-1228
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