Child Safety Alarms



Child Safety Alarms are devices that help you locate your child when the child is beyond your sight. Children disappear very often while playing. In a busy mall when you are busy looking around for things you want to buy it is not impossible for your child to give you a slip and most parents have experienced it.

Why use child safety alarm?

Sometimes toddlers are so enthusiastic that they may land up in trouble by falling in a place from where they cant come out or have been picked up by a stranger.

Anything can happen to kids between 6 months to three years. During this period kids are not in a position to remember their address and the road to home. They just know their parents and caregivers.

How does a child safety alarm function?

Child Safety alarms come in various forms, shapes and sizes. Some have a long wire stretching at quite a distance away from the safety zone and is tied around a child’s wrist or other places of the body. The devices are tied to the body in such a manner that it just can’t loosen from the child’s body.

While other child safety alarms could be of the other type like transmitters. These transmitters ring loudly to help parents locate their kids from quite a bit of distance. But there is a particular range within which these alarms are effective.

These alarms ring at more than 80 decibels to draw the parent’s attention towards the child. The sound of the alarm directs the parents towards the child and draw attention of the people around the child as well. So everybody is alert that somebody is looking for the child.

These safety alarms can be water resistant and can look as cute as a teddy. There could be voices attached to it. The ones that are used in School Buses which alert the driver and the child as well. School teachers need more complicated devices because they have to handle more than one child at a time.

Other uses of Child Safety Alarms

Many children have died in vans or cars for being left alone by their busy parents. There are child safety alarms which warn the parents or the school van driver regarding the presence of a child in the car or van.

Some devices alert children about the van’s movements. It warns children to keep away from the bus from being hit accidentally.

Things to check while buying a Child Safety Alarm

  • See that there are two alarms: one is local alarm and the other is a remote alarm
  • Check the batteries