Home safety

Poisoning

SkullMost people are careful with tablets they get on prescription from their doctor but other medicines can be harmful, such as:
• Aspirin / Paracetamol
• Vitamins / tablets
Remember: CHILDREN CAN UNDO CHILD LOCKS
Cleaning products can be DANGEROUS: Keep bleach, toilet cleaners, washing powders and spray cleaners out of reach.

pills

Burns and Scalds

KettleHot drinks are the main cause of scalds in the under 5s. Take care with things like irons, hair straighteners and kettles.

Car Safety

Children under the age of 12 or 135cms tall need to have the correct car seat. Laws are there for safety.

Avon Fire and Rescue Service

You can have a home fire safety visit and smoke alarm fitted for free.

  • 0800 1693 999 (Non-emergency visit)

Pest Control, Dog Wardens, Pollution and Public Safety

Report anti-social behaviour, noise and other pollution, risks to public health and safety (such as food risks), issues with pests or dogs.

  • 0117 922 2500