National Home Safety Month

June is National Home Safety Month, and the Home Safety Council provides  an interactive home injury prevention tool called This tool takes visitors into a virtual home and identifies major risk areas inside and outside the home. It then provides safety devices and preparedness plans for each area identified.  This website also provides home safety tips concerning poison and choking prevention, water safety, child safety, fire prevention, and falls.

You might also want to look at the Home Safety Council’s website ( which provides links to home safety videos, Home Safety Council research, and a personalized safety checklist generator.

For books about home safety and security, look in the Library’s Home and Health Neighborhoods.

Marta Miles

My name is Marta Miles, and I have been a reference librarian at TSCPL for 32 years. I'm a life-long animal lover and owner. I've owned guinea pigs, hamsters, fish, dogs, rabbits, and birds. I currently share my abode with a Bernese Mountain Dog named Boomer and a cockatiel named Piper. Come see me if you have questions about the Pets Neighborhood. You can also contact me if you have questions about books in our Home Neighborhood.