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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

    Poisons / Toxic


    Poison prevention

    Poisons / Toxic

    Plants

    Paint

    Wild Berries

    Cleaning Products


    Poison prevention

    Safe


    Poison prevention

    Safe

    Fruit

    Stamps

    Pizza

    Bananas


    Poison prevention

    Safe or Poison

    Medicine


    Poison prevention

    Look-a-likes

    Juice

    Cleaner


    Poison prevention

    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.


    Poison prevention

    Free


    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 a safety mask

    Wear a safety mask


    Wear gloves

    Wear goggles

    Wear gloves


    First aid

    First Aid


    Eat or drink poison

    Eat or drink poison?

    • You took too much or the wrong medicine?

    • Your child drank a chemical?


    Poison prevention

    • Drink a little water.

    • Call the Poison Center, 1-800-222-1222.

    First Aid


    Poison in your eye

    Poison in your eye?

    • You sprayed cleaning product in your eye?

    • You sprayed bug spray in your eye?


    Poison prevention

    • Rinse eye with water.

    • Call the Poison Center, 1-800-222-1222.

    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?


    Poison prevention

    • Rinse skin with water and soap.

    • Call the Poison Center, 1-800-222-1222

    First Aid

    15 minutes


    Breathed in a poison

    Breathed in a poison?

    • You breathed in a poisonous gas?

    • You breathed in a cleaning product?


    Poison prevention

    • Go outside and get clean air.

    • Call the Poison Center, 1-800-222-1222.

    First Aid


    Someone passed out or is not breathing

    Someone passed out oris not breathing


    Poison prevention

    • Call 911.

    First Aid


    Northern new england poison center

    Northern New England Poison Center

    • 1-800-222-1222

    • www.nnepc.org


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