Managing children's risk of injury in the home: does parental teaching about home safety reduce young children's hazard interactions?

@article{Morrongiello2014ManagingCR,
  title={Managing children's risk of injury in the home: does parental teaching about home safety reduce young children's hazard interactions?},
  author={Barbara A. Morrongiello and Brae Anne McArthur and Melissa Bell},
  journal={Accident; analysis and prevention},
  year={2014},
  volume={71},
  pages={194-200}
}
Past research confirms that parents extend much effort to teach their young children about safety, but little is known about this process. The present study examined mothers' use of teaching as a strategy to manage young children's risk of home injury and how this impacts children's hazard interactions. Mothers of three-year-olds completed an in-home room-by-room interview in which they identified injury hazards that concern them, reported on use of teaching to manage risk of injury from these… CONTINUE READING
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