How to use blinds safely

Looped blind and window cords are dangerous as they can strangle a child.

  • Ensure all cords are kept securely out of reach
  • Never put a child in a cot, high chair or playpen within reach of a curtain or blind cord

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RoSPA Blind Cord Safety

Nappy sacks

BABIES CAN SUFFOCATE ON NAPPY SACKS

Always keep nappy sacks out of reach.

Babies will naturally grasp anything and put it to their mouths, and nappy sacks can kill.

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RoSPA is aware of at least 16 baby deaths in England and Wales due to nappy sacks. Find out more from RoSPA.