A Parents Guide to Trips and Falls in the Home & Playing Safely Outside

Guarding children against trips and falls

Every year over 390,000 children under the age of 15 are taken to hospital with injuries resulting from a fall at home or in the garden. Although most falls are not serious, some can lead to injuries with long term consequences. Putting the following safety checks in place can help your child avoid a serious injury.

Home and outside safety information includes:

  • In the home – general safety tips
  • Stairs and banisters
  • Windows
  • Balconies
  • Outside
  • Babies
  • In an emergency
  • First aid courses
  • For further information