DEATH BY POISON

Made By -Mariah Lee Bosworth

why the need to know?

you need to know about poison so you now what to look out for.Poison-a substance that is capable of causing the illness or death of an living organism when introduced or absorbed.poison is dangerous it can lead to death so make sure you take your caution seriously.Half of 2 million calls to poison help number in 2011 involved children 5 and under.In fact 9 out of 10 poisonings occur at home.Try to keep products in original containers not in any other containers such as plastic bottles or cooking containers.Make sure you throw away anything old or expired like old medicine or expired milk.Make sure you read labels on things before used or consumed.Keep the number to poison control close to your phone or in contacts in case of emergency.


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HELP

prevention strategys for safety,first aid ,news article

1.take medicine only prescribed by your doctor or label

2.use household products according to label , mixing products can cause dangerous gases to form

3.keep appliances,furnaces,fireplaces, and wood-burning stoves in good repair in case of carbon monoxide

4.install a carbon monoxide alarm

5.make sure hazardous household materials are out of reach of little children

6.throw away harmful substances in bagged containers

7.put cleaning products or anything else harmful if consumed away in a separate area or cabinet


FIRST AID

1.check for signs that person or animal has bean poisoned such as :

-burns or redness around lips from drinking something poisoness

-breathe that smells like chemicals

-empty medicine bottle and pills scattered

-vomiting and difficulty breathing or shallow breathing

2.call 911 if person is :

-drowsy or unconscious

-difficulty breathing or stopped breathing

-uncontrollable restless or agitated

-having seizures


NEWS ARTICLE


A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds e-cigarette liquids are behind an alarming increase in the number of phone calls made to U.S. poison control centers. In September 2010, there was an average of one electronic cigarette-related phone call made per month compared with approximately 215 calls per month reported by February 2014, according to the paper published April 3.For the report, the Centers for Disease Control examined records of phone calls made to poison control centers regarding conventional cigarettes, e-cigarettes and nicotine liquid, with a total of 2,405 calls for e-cigarette and 16,248 cigarette exposure calls from September 2010 to February 2014. Among e-cigarette phone calls, 51.1 percent involved children 5 years or younger, while 42 percent of calls were for people 20 and older.

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