Health Tip: Prevent a Chemical Emergency

(HealthDay News) -- Preventing a chemical emergency may be as easy as following the instructions on each product's label.

The American Red Cross offers these preventive suggestions:

  • Never mix household chemicals, including ordinary cleaning products. Before you use any product, read and follow the instructions for use.
  • Keep all chemical products away from food and out of a child's reach.
  • Keep all chemical products away from open flames.
  • If you spill a chemical, clean it up immediately, making sure to protect your skin and eyes.
  • Dispose of any chemical products safely and properly.

-- Diana Kohnle

MedicalNews
Copyright © 2016 HealthDay. All rights reserved.

CONTINUE SCROLLING FOR NEXT NEWS ARTICLE

SLIDESHOW

8 First Aid Kit Essentials for Scrapes, Cuts, Bug Bites, and More in Pictures See Slideshow

Health Solutions From Our Sponsors