Poison Prevention in the Home — Online Training

This training provides an overview of the NYC Poison Control Center’s services and tips to prevent poisonings in the home. Topics covered include:

  • Household products
  • Medicine safety
  • Plants
  • Carbon monoxide

Throughout the training, you can download educational materials for each topic area. After completing the training and a test, you will receive a certificate by email.

Training Participants

The training may be completed by anyone interested in learning the key messages about poison prevention in the home. This includes health educators, injury prevention coordinators, parent coordinators, day care center staff, home visitors or others interested in children’s safety and health.

Educational information and materials are available free of charge in English, Spanish, Chinese, Haitian Creole, Russian and Korean. In addition, workshops focusing on poison prevention and medicine safety are provided in English, Spanish and Chinese.

For more information about community education programs, email nycpcc@health.nyc.gov.

Access the Poison Prevention in the Home Training Session.

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