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How to help a poison victim

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Poisoning

Rule of thumb: Unless you are certain of the poison and know the correct treatment... DO NOT induce vomiting.

For information regarding poisons and appropriate first aid treatment call Poison Control.

The Ontario Regional Poison Information Centre in Toronto is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, at 416-813-5900 and 1-800-268-9017.

If the person is unconscious, convulsing, or having trouble breathing or swallowing: Call 911 immediately.

Teach your children these symbols:

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Poisonous

Flammable

Corrosive

Explosive

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