Howard Appelbaum, founder and owner of Baby Proofers Plus, is among the elite full-service child safety experts in the nation to have earned the prestigious designation, (A-CPC) Advanced Certified Professional Child Proofer. The IAFCS has developed the childproofing industry’s only professional certification program.
The A-CPC designation recognizes those professionals who have met specific qualifications and criteria, and have proven through testing and client interaction that they possess the broad knowledge and experience required for certification.
The certification program incorporates safety standards and best practices related to injury prevention, safety products and installation. It demonstrates a commitment to the child safety industry, our belief in continual education and our high professional standards as a leader in the industry.
Howard Appelbaum successfully passed the Home Hazards Test, a benchmark examination for the professional childproofing industry.The HHT is based on a comprehensive curriculum that incorporates injury prevention information, trends and core childproofing concepts/techniques. Topics include General Home Safety; Burn, Fire & Electrical Safety; Choking, Suffocation, Strangulation & Entrapment Safety; Drowning & Water Related Safety; Safety from Falls; Poison Safety; and Safety from Tip-Overs.
Baby Proofers Plus is an active and participating member of the International Association for Child Safety (IAFCS), a worldwide network of child safety professionals. IAFCS members are recognized childproofing experts and are ready to help you make your home a safe place for your little one.
The average home is not designed, constructed or furnished with the safety needs of a child in mind. Sadly, many parents are unaware of the potential dangers in their home until an injury occurs. An experienced child proofer can provide valuable peace of mind for parents, grandparents and caregivers by identifying safety hazards in and around the home, recommending specific safety solutions and providing professional installation services.
Howard Appelbaum successfully completed the Heartsaver® CPR AED program. This certification program teaches critical skills and knowledge needed to respond to and manage an emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services (EMS) arrives. Training includes how to perform CPR and use an AED on adults, children and babies.
Founded in 1993 by Howard Appelbaum, Baby Proofers Plus was a pioneer company on the East Coast offering comprehensive in-home safety evaluations and professional installation services of the highest quality, safety products. Now, as we enter our 26th year, we are proud that we have baby proofed more than 12,000 homes and in doing so have given so many overtasked, loving parents the chance to spend less time worrying and more time having fun as a family.