The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA)

RoSPA

RoSPA

  • Accidents are the most common cause of death and disability in children
  • In a class of 30 children, on average, every child will have received hospital treatment for two accidental injuries before their 16th birthday
  • In a class of 30 children, on average, two will be killed or injured in a road traffic accident
  • A number of children will sustain injuries at school before their 16th birthday