Home Safety

Advice, Information & Resources

Every year in the UK more than 6,000 people die in accidents in the home and 2.7 million turn up at accident and emergency departments seeking treatment. But, because the accidents happen behind closed doors in isolated incidents they rarely attract public and media attention. RoSPA is one of the few national voices speaking out on this issue.  Accident prevention is easy, relatively inexpensive to deliver and can make a high impact especially for those most vulnerable.  RoSPA campaigns for change and provide a large range of resources to inform, educate and help to prevent accidents in the home and its surrounding area.

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27/08/2015

Press Release: RoSPA warns parents of nappy sack dangers as latest baby death is confirmed

Parents are being warned about the dangers of babies suffocating or choking on nappy sacks as the total deaths reaches at least 16 across England and Wales.


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Alison Brinkworth, Public Health Support Officer
+44 (0)121 248 2107
abrinkworth@rospa.com
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Blind Cord Safety

Joy and Andy Edwards thought they had taken every precaution to keep their four children, including 17-month-old twins Leah and Luis, safe in their home. They were not aware that the blind in the twins' bedroom posed a risk.


Home Safety Training Courses

City & Guilds Acredited

RoSPA's Home Safety department offers a range of specialist home safety courses available throughout the year. Find out more.