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Poison Prevention. Northern New England Poison Center . Poisons can make you sick or kill you. . Poison labels may have the words Caution Warning Danger. Poisons. Poisons. Drugs or medicine Wrong dose Wrong person Cleaning products or chemicals. Poisons.

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Poison prevention

Poison Prevention

Northern New England Poison Center


Poisons

Poisons can make you sick or kill you.

Poison labels may have the words

Caution

Warning

Danger

Poisons


Poisons1
Poisons

  • Drugs or medicine

    • Wrong dose

    • Wrong person

  • Cleaning products or chemicals


  • Poisons2
    Poisons

    • Gases you can or cannot see (carbon monoxide)

    • Fuels or oils (lighter fluid, lamp oil)


    Poisons3
    Poisons

    • Pest control (bug spray, rat poison)

    • Wild plants or mushrooms


    Poisons4
    Poisons

    • Car products (windshield washer fluid, gasoline)


    Poisons5
    Poisons

    • Old lead-based paint (chips and dust)


    How do poisons enter the body
    How do poisons enter the body?

    • Mouth

    • Nose

    • Eyes

    • Skin


    Where are poisons
    Where are poisons?

    Everywhere


    What is a poison what is safe

    What is a poison?What is safe?



    Poisons / Toxic

    Plants

    Paint

    Wild Berries

    Cleaning Products



    Safe

    Fruit

    Stamps

    Pizza

    Bananas


    Safe or Poison

    Medicine


    Look-a-likes

    Juice

    Cleaner


    Your Poison Center

    1-800-222-1222

    Northern New England Poison Center


    Poison center
    Poison Center

    People at the Poison Center know about poisons.

    • Put the Poison Center number on or near the phone.

    • Call the Poison Center first if someone is poisoned.



    Day and night 24 hours a day
    Day and night (24 hours a day)

    It is always open.


    Language interpretation
    Language interpretation

    • Dial 1-800-222-1222.

    • State your language, for example “I speak French.”

    • You will be placed on hold, do not hang up.

    • Someone who speaks your language will come on the phone.


    Secret
    Secret

    Don’t be afraid to call.

    Only the people who help you will know your name.


    Prevent poisonings
    Prevent poisonings

    • Keep the tops of medicines on tightly.

    • Do not let little kids see you take medicine. They like to act grown up.

    • Call medicine – medicine, not candy.


    Prevent poisonings1
    Prevent poisonings

    • Keep products in their original containers.

    • Keep poisons locked and up high so children can not see or reach them.



    Wear gloves

    Wear goggles

    Wear gloves



    Eat or drink poison
    Eat or drink poison?

    • You took too much or the wrong medicine?

    • Your child drank a chemical?


    First Aid


    Poison in your eye
    Poison in your eye?

    • You sprayed cleaning product in your eye?

    • You sprayed bug spray in your eye?


    First Aid

    15 minutes


    Poison on your skin
    Poison on your skin?

    • You spilled cleaning product on your skin?

    • You spilled gasoline on your skin?


    First Aid

    15 minutes


    Breathed in a poison
    Breathed in a poison?

    • You breathed in a poisonous gas?

    • You breathed in a cleaning product?


    First Aid


    Someone passed out or is not breathing
    Someone passed out oris not breathing


    First Aid


    Northern new england poison center
    Northern New England Poison Center

    • 1-800-222-1222

    • www.nnepc.org


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