Posts tagged: Poisonous Substances

A Guide to Keeping Children Safe From Poisonous Substances

A guide for parents and a useful resource for teachers planning lessons for children and young people about the dangers of and how to stay safe from poisonous substances in and around the home and garden.

Every year around 26,000 children under five are taken to hospital with suspected poisoning. Find out how putting a few simple measures in place can stop this happening to your child.


  • Storing medicines
  • Medicines – general tips
  • Storing household chemicals and products
  • Household chemicals and products – general tips
  • Storing chemicals outdoors
  • Carbon monoxide poisoning
  • First aid

  • For further information