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Your child's safety in the home

Blind cord safety

Internal window blinds can pose a risk to small children - here are some simple precautions to reduce the risk.

Keeping children safe from poisonous substances

There are plenty of harmful substances in every home - find out how to keep your child away from them

Leaving children at home alone

Information and advice on what you can do to keep your child safe if you have to leave them alone

Guarding children against trips and falls

Putting simple safety measures in place can help your child avoid a serious injury

Keeping children safe from burns and scalds

Hot drinks, cooking and kitchen equipment can be very dangerous - find out how to keep your child safe and what to do if they get a burn or scald

Keeping children safe during a flood

Information and advice for parents affected by floodwater

Fire safety advice for parents and child carers

Hints, tips and practical advice on making sure your child stays safe from fire in the home

Trampoline safety

Tips on keeping your children safe if using a trampoline

Safety at home

Information for parents about various dangers around the house and how to deal with them effectively