There are many potential dangers lurking in every room of your house, but some rooms are worse than others. Which rooms require particular vigilance, and what safety hazards should you be most aware of? Take this quiz to learn more about home dangers.
With an English population of about 51 million that year, that's about one out of every 19 people there.
Nearly half of these injuries occur at home, underscoring the importance of making your home as safe as possible.
Falls and suffocation are also quite common cause of injury and death in home accidents.
The kitchen is the other most dangerous room in a house. There are many potential threats to life and limb in each.
Thousands of injuries, and even over 30 deaths each year are attributed to hot water in the U.S. alone.
The injuries caused by a sharp knife may be less dangerous, but they are much more likely to cause injury in the first place.
Raw chicken is high in bacteria and must be handled with great care. All surfaces and utensils should be carefully cleaned, and you should not let the chicken come into contact with other foods, such as salad vegetables.
Sinks are another common breeding ground for harmful kitchen bacteria.
Vitamins are not automatically good. Just like other medications, they should be taken with caution and under the advice of a doctor.
These common bathroom cleaning products should not be mixed. The gas they create in mixture can actually be deadly.