Accidents and Safety
Digital artwork warning of the importance of keeping nappy sacks out of a baby's reach.
Digital artwork warning of the dangers of looped blind cords near children.
Find a safe place to cross, then stop, look and listen.
This leaflet is a guide for householders and provides important information and advice about staying safe in the home, and putting measures in place to prevent fires from happening. There is advice on all aspects of home safety and fire prevention, including - candles, smoke detectors, heaters and electrical safety.
A height chart with information on helping a child to avoid accidents at home. Also contains emergency first aid advice.
Smoker, Hoarder, Elderly, Reduced mobility, Mental health issues, Alcohol misuse, Needs care or support (SHERMAN), people who show these characteristics could, potentially, be more at risk of a fire; so it's very important to get them the help they need. Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service can provide free home fire safety advice and offer an in person home visit to those most at risk.
Most of us spend a lot of time at home and we all want to feel safe there. You can keep yourself from harm by being aware of danger areas and unsafe habits.
For many people, driving is about more than just getting from A to B. Driving gives you freedom and independence, so the thought of having to give it up can be very difficult. Getting older doesn't necessarily mean you have to stop driving and there's no legal age at which you have to stop.
Advice on how to help keep children safe when using clubs and activities.
A keysafe enables fast secure access to your home in an emergency. Reducing delays to treatment and to avert forced entry if the emergency services are unable to enter the property. A police preferred key safe enables the emergency services to gain immediate access to help you if you are not able to get to the door after an incident.
Digital artwork warning of the importance of keeping liquitabs out of reach of young children.
In the UK, people are living longer than ever before. In fact, by 2050, 1 in 4 of the UK population will be over 65. This is great news! Sadly however, the older we get, the more likely we are to have an accident. Luckily there are plenty of steps we can take to keep safe in our homes.
Accidents to children are a significant health issue, being a major cause of preventable death, serious injury and long-term disability across the UK. Under-5s are particularly at risk of being injured in home accidents, with falls accounting for the majority of non-fatal accidents and threats to breathing such as suffocation, strangulation and choking causing the highest number of deaths.
Digital artwork encouraging parents to seek medical advice immediately if their child swallows a button cell battery.
We all want to be safe, especially when we're in our own homes or going about our day-to-day lives. Unfortunately, as we get older we can feel a little less safe, due to mobility issues, illness or because we feel more vulnerable to crime and scammers.
A useful guide to keeping yourself and others safe on the road. Topics covered include pedestrian safety and the Green Cross Code, cycle safety, scooting, travelling in the car and on public transport, road signs and markings.
Digital artwork warning of the importance of keeping hair straighteners out of the reach of children.