General home safety policy
- RoSPA believes that a statutory duty should be placed on local authorities to promote Home Safety.
- The duty should positively encourage inter-agency working and involvement with voluntary bodies.
- Shared funding posts should be encouraged.
- RoSPA supports NICE Guidance Recommendation 2: Coordinating unintentional injury prevention activities - Ensure there is a child and young person injury prevention coordinator.1
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Strategies to prevent unintentional injuries among children and young people aged under 15.