“With school closures, young children at home are more frequently exposed to dangerous—although common—substances.”  Poisons control centre

Our hands and homes have never been so clean. But doctors are worried that young children stuck at home may be at higher risk from an abundance of potentially poisonous things. 

From sanitiser to surface spray, paracetamol to pods, the steps to stop poisoning are simple. 

Here we share our advice on keeping children out of danger. Please read it and share it with as many families as possible.

If you have any problems or need any help please email: [email protected]

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Prevent poisoning long 

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Prevent poisoning short 

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Social media: cleaning products

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Our hands and homes have never been so clean! But might these cleaning things poison small children? Put them in a safe spot, high up out of sight and reach, and you’ll be winning against poisoning.

#childsafetyweek #SafetyMakesSense

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Social media: medicines

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Stocked up on paracetamol? Everyday painkillers are the most common way for young children to be poisoned. Put them in a safe spot, high up out of sight and reach, and you’ll be winning against poisoning.

#childsafetyweek #SafetyMakesSense

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Fact sheet

Prevent poisoning

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Activity sheet

Drinks under the sink

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Poisons

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