What should you do?

The following are different situations you may possibly face involving contact with poisons.  Read over each of the following scenarios, and think about what you would do.  Talk to your parents, parent helper or teacher about your answers.

SCENARIO 1
It is very hot outside today.  You get very thirsty after walking all the way home from the bus stop.  You can’t wait to have a drink!  When you get home you see a pretty yellow bottle on the kitchen counter.  The liquid inside looks yummy and smells like lemons.
What should you do?

SCENARIO 2
You and your friend are running through your kitchen.  You see a bottle full of what looks like candy.  The bottle is open.
What should you do?

SCENARIO 3
Your dad asks you to go into the garage to get his hammer.  While in the garage you see a soda (pop or cola) bottle.  The liquid inside the bottle looks like it would be good to drink.
What should you do?

SCENARIO 4
Your mother is doing laundry.  You see her pour something into a glass.  It looks like water.  Your sister wants you to get her something to drink.  Should you give her the glass?
What should you do?

SCENARIO 5
Your brother has a bad cold.  Your mom gives him some medicine to make him feel better. Your brother says the medicine tastes like cherries.  He says you can have some.
What should you do?

SCENARIO 6
While playing outside with your friends, you see some pretty red berries on a bush.   Your friend wants to pick and eat them.
What should you do?

SCENARIO 7
You see your grandmother take some pills.  She leaves them out on the counter.   They are very pretty.  You want to taste them because they look like candy.
What should you do?

SCENARIO 8
You are on a picnic with some friends.  You go for a hike into the woods near the picnic area and find a snake.  Your friends want to touch the snake, and ask you to pick it up.  They say that you are not very brave if you are afraid to pick it up.
What should you do?

SCENARIO 9
You are over a friend’s house playing in the backyard.  You both find some mushrooms.  Your friend wants to eat the mushrooms.  What should you do?

SCENARIO 10
You find a bottle with pretty blue water in it in the bathroom.  You pick it up and spray some on yourself, and accidentally also get some in your eye.
What should you do?