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Check out the articles below to find out what’s new and what’s happening around unintentional harm and injury in Scotland.

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Electrical Fire Safety Week - 18th - 24th November 2019

Electrical Safety First is the charity dedicated to reducing electrical accidents in the home.  Here, its Deputy Public Affairs Manager Wayne…

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Fireworks and Unintentional Harm

Following on from the consultation on fireworks in Scotland earlier in the year, we’re reflecting on some of the evidence around…

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Working in Partnership for New Parents in Port Glasgow

It gives me immense pride to know that my little boy was the inspiration behind this initiative to protect children…

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SafeTea - Preventing Hot Drink Scalds in Small Children and…

A Blog from Professor Alan Emond, University of Bristol and the SafeTea Campaign


Scalds from hot drinks are the most common burn…

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Emergencies Happen - How Would Your Community Cope?

A Blog from Kerry Jardine, Resilient Communities, Scottish Government 


When you think about emergencies affecting you and your community what comes to mind?…

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