Post Content

 MariaGonzalez Posted by María R. González, Department of Public Health

María is the Community Health Education Manager for the Department


GirlLookOutWindow120x80

O verão está bem firme e nos dias quentes é tentador abrir as janelas para que o ar possa circular. Se houver crianças em casa, tome algumas precauções para mantê-las seguras mesmo com as janelas abertas. Todos os anos as quedas são a causa principal de lesões em crianças, e as quedas de janela são particularmente sérias para crianças pequenas. A boa notícia é que quedas de janela podem ser prevenidas na sua casa ou apartamento.

  • Mantenha camas, móveis e qualquer objeto que uma criança possa subir longe das janelas.
  • Quando for possível, abra janelas corrediças de cima para baixo, não de baixo para cima.
  • Tranque janelas e portas que estiverem apenas encostadas.
  • Certifique-se que as crianças estejam sempre supervisadas.
  • Instale grades de segurança de montagem fácil. Telas para insetos não protegem contra quedas. Essas grades podem ser compradas em quase qualquer loja de ferragens.

Written By:

Recent Posts

Some Workers Face Higher Risk of Injury – But Employers Can Make a Difference posted on Jul 25

Some Workers Face Higher Risk of Injury – But Employers Can Make a Difference

In the six years from 2008 through 2013, 356 workers died on the job in Massachusetts.  This is about one worker every five days!  The MDPH CFOI and MA FACE projects developed this infographic to illustrate these tragic worker deaths and to underscore the human costs   …Continue Reading Some Workers Face Higher Risk of Injury – But Employers Can Make a Difference

Making Your Summer POP! posted on Jul 19

Making Your Summer POP!

Few things are better than an ice-cold popsicle on a hot summer day!  I have vivid memories from my childhood running around through the sprinkler and various neighbors’ yards enjoying the summer sun.  At that age, having a messy red ring around your mouth from   …Continue Reading Making Your Summer POP!

Massachusetts is Rewarding Small Businesses for Healthy Workplaces posted on Jul 18

Massachusetts is Rewarding Small Businesses for Healthy Workplaces

Wellness programs are good for business. They can lead to better performing workers, lower absenteeism and decreased healthcare and insurance costs. Now, small businesses can be rewarded for these efforts! The Massachusetts Wellness Tax Credit Incentive gives small businesses in Massachusetts a state tax credit   …Continue Reading Massachusetts is Rewarding Small Businesses for Healthy Workplaces