19 Things People Treat As Safe That Actually Are Pretty Dangerous

By Bo Beard | May 14, 2024

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There are many things that are perceived as safe but are actually more hazardous than people believe. 

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Some of these items are surprisingly more dangerous than commonly assumed. The following slides compile the 19 dangerous items that were originally submitted by users on Buzzfeed.


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1. "Co-sleeping with an infant may seem convenient for exhausted new parents, but it poses a significant risk as accidental smothering is a leading cause of infant deaths. Safer alternatives like co-sleeper cribs can prevent such tragedies."