Posts tagged: Safety in the Garden

Electricity and how to use it Safely

The Switched on Kids website is useful resource for both parents and teachers and covers the following information on electricity:

  • What is electricity
  • Electrical safety in the home and garden
  • Information for parents & teachers includes the following sections:

  • Teachers
  • Parents
  • First aid
  • Worksheets
  • Links
  • Competition
  • Downloads
  • Tests
  • Screen savers
  • Games
  • A well thought out website run by the The Electrical Safety Council. Click to visit the Switched on Kids website.

    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