Family Safety Week 2016

Diary

Jo, Elijah, Sienna

Monday, March 7

Safety in the home

James Cracknell hits the nation’s airwaves with the findings of Confused.com's "Safety in the Home" national survey.


Tuesday, March 8

Falls

From the bedroom to the garden - find out about how to prevent falls around the home.

Ask Sheila - join RoSPA’s home safety expert for a live Twitter Q&A from 10am on the RoSPA Twitter feed.

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Wednesday, March 9

Burns and scalds

A toddler’s skin is much thinner than an adult’s, so it will burn or scald more quickly. Today we take a look at what causes burns and scalds in the home.

Launch of the RoSPA Scotland/NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde hair straighteners campaign.

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Thursday, March 10

Poisonings

Practical advice on storing household chemicals, medicines and more!

Launch of the latest Take Action Today, Put Them Away campaign in Winchester.

RoSPA Northern Ireland focus on under-fives in the kitchen.

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Friday, March 11

Suffocation and choking

Find out about the risks associated with nappy sacks, looped blind cords, fruit and other household items.

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If you have any questions about Family Safety Week or can't find the advice or information that you need about accident prevention, please email campaigns@rospa.com.