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As Safe Kids Worldwide research shows, in about half of poisoning cases involving over the counter drugs, the medication was accessed by children using a chair, toy, or other device to reach the medication.

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Mackay also advises parents to keep the number of their local poison control centres on hand or in their phone contacts, in case of emergency.

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