The actual childproofing act can take on several different levels and these would largely depend on the age of the child involved.
The gauge to be used would ideally be one that is dictated to be acceptable by society at large so that the parent will not be subject to any involvement with the law for failing to take the necessary precaution to ensure the safety of the child in their care.
Child proofing does come in many forms and are in the area of restrictions on children in safe areas or preventing children from reaching unsafe areas.
All these childproofing exercises can be initiated by the parent or in some cases professional services on the matter can be sought.
One of the more common areas that would require the attention of a childproofing exercise would be on the subject of electrical safety. If this important area is not looked into, chances of an unfortunate and unwanted incident occurring are certainly rather high and can be deadly too.
There have been many reported cases of tragedy due to children sticking things in electrical outlets using paper clips, metal object and others.
Physical access the things around the house is also another common cause of accidents among children. This is especially common when the parent is distracted even for a second and the child’s curiosity takes them on an exploring trip into danger. This seemingly short distraction can cause irrevocable damage as children are really quite quick and nimble and are able to get into trouble quite easily.