Referring now to FIG. 1, the present invention relates to a child proof handle for a bathtub faucet. A conventional bathtub faucet includes hot and cold water valves each of which are moved between opened and closed positions by rotating a valve stem 1. The valve stem typically includes an internally threaded portion 2 at a distal end for threadedly receiving a handle member.
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The present invention relates to a child proof handle for mounting to the conventional faucet valve stem as described above. The device comprises a substantially cylindrical inner handle member 3 having a centrally located bore 4 therethrough for receiving the valve stem. The centrally located bore preferably includes ridges, cleats or similar means (not pictured) for frictionally engaging or adhering to the exterior of the valve stem such that rotation of the inner handle member will result in rotation of the valve stem. The inner handle member further includes a pair of diametrically opposed passageways 5.
And though we often think of babies and toddlers when we hear the words "babyproofing" or "childproofing," unintentional injury is the leading cause of death in kids 14 years old and under, with more than a third of these injuries happening at home.