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Unformatted text preview: it was bad luck 85% of all injuries are caused by human error 15% of injuries are caused by hazardous conditions in the environment Causes of injury to children lack of motor skill lack of awareness of consequences of their actions "can't happen to me" ideology curious by nature lack of experience lack attention/focus peer pressure--mimic older kids perception of risk is out of step with their maturation level Safety at home Leading cause of death in the home is fire sources of heat a.) matches b.) appliances-stoves c.) fireplaces combustible materials a.) gasoline b.) kerosene c.) nail polish remover d.) hairspray...
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- Spring '99