Family Safety Week 2016


Jo, Elijah, Sienna

Monday, March 7

Safety in the home

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

Tuesday, March 8


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


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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