How to avoid a fright on Halloween

Here at RoSPA we love Halloween. Ghosts, goblins and ghouls are fine by us. To help you avoid unintended frights we have put together some safety tips for the spookiest time of the year.

Safety at your fingertips – get registering your appliances

This product safety week (Oct 21-25) we feature a guest blog from AMDEA on why it’s important to register your appliances.

Let’s go back to 1968

In 1968, the UK Government conducted a three-year experiment in which it suspended autumn clock changes. In doing so they saved lives. Fifty-one years have passed since the trial and we still have a lot to learn.

Banning the public sale of fireworks

A large UK supermarket has sparked debate by banning the sale of fireworks. RoSPA explains why safety should be at the heart of this important discussion.


RoSPA is marking National Burns Awareness Day (October 16) by raising awareness of a common cause of burns and scalds: hot drinks

Drug-Driving procedures changing in Scotland

As of next week Police Scotland will utilise new roadside drug tests and drug-driving limits to detect individuals driving under the influence of illegal drugs.

Child-safe blinds

RoSPA is calling on all landlords, including local authorities, to do more to ensure their homes are free from the
dangers posed to children by blind cords.

Road deaths in 2018

Nick Lloyd, RoSPA’s head of road safety reacts to Department for Transport’s release of reported road causalities 2018.

Falls and over 60s

Each year an alarming amount of older people have a fall which can have a huge impact on their quality of life. RoSPA shares some tips to help avoid slips and trips.

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