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Child Safety Week 3-9th June

The theme is Family life today: where's the risk?

It highlights the new dangers facing families today from our modern lifestyles and offers simple solutions to keep children safe. Family life today is more complex than it's ever been and often the very things that help make life more convenient bring new risks.

New dangers in the home include things like button batteries that can kill when swallowed, child appealing washing capsules that can poison or nappy sacks stored under cot mattresses that can suffocate babies.

Dangers when out and about include distraction from devices when we're driving or walking near busy roads, the coffee culture trend that sees young children at risk from hot drink scalds in busy coffee shops and the loss of pedestrian education for children and families.

Child Safety Week 2019 aims to cut through the noise and offer families and practitioners working with families some simple answers to today's accident risks.

For more information and inspiration visit the Child Safety Week section of this website.

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