Prevent Poisoning

How to prevent poisoning

Many cleaning and pets control products are poisonous. This makes it crucial , or important , to follow directions exactly .

Keep food away from pesticides. A pesticide is a poison that kills insect or other pets .

Point spray containers away from people.

Keep households chemicals in their original containers.

Never mix chemicals or store them near food .

What to do if someone is poisoned

If someone is poisoned , call the poison control center. A poison control center is a medical facility that gives free advice about handling poison emergencies . Tell what kind od poison , how much and when it was swallowed , and any symptoms. Look on the container to find out if there is antidote. An antidote is a substance that works against a poison.