Every year, thousands of Americans die in their own homes from unnatural causes. Tens of thousands more suffer injuries, many of them serious and life changing. Sadly, most of these deaths and injuries could have been easily prevented. In this case, an ounce of prevention is definitely worth many, many pounds of cure. Home safety is one of the biggest responsibilities parents and homeowners have, and thankfully, many safety measures are easy to implement. There’s nothing difficult, expensive, or time consuming about minimizing the risks in your home. Here are some ideas and tips for making your home safer for yourself and your family.