家庭在伯恩茅斯, 克赖斯特彻奇和普尔 are being urged by the UK 清洁 Products Industry Association (UKCPI) and the Royal Society for the Prevention Accidents (的报道) to take action to protect their children from the risks of household cleaning products.
最新的阶段 今天就行动起来，把它们收起来 campaign, funded by UKCPI, is being launched on 15 September 2021.
This follows the scheme’s success in 22 areas of the UK including Birmingham, 利物浦, 国王的林恩, 诺丁汉, 纽卡斯尔, 布拉德福德, 林肯郡, 沃里克郡和北爱尔兰有400个,000 families have been helped to prevent poisoning and eye injuries.
在伯恩茅斯, 克赖斯特彻奇和普尔, accidental poisonings accounted for 70 emergency admissions for 0 – 4 year olds between 2017/18- 2019/20.
作为竞选的一部分, a handy magnetic notepad featuring key safety advice will be handed out to thousands of families by childcare providers and health visitors.
阿什利·马丁, 的报道的公共卫生顾问, said: “The notepad acts as a constant reminder in family kitchens to store cleaning products out of reach, 藏在一个锁着的柜子里.
“因为他们好奇的天性, children under the age of five are most at risk of accidentally swallowing or getting household cleaning products, 就像液体洗衣胶囊, 在他们的眼睛. Even products with a child-resistant closure cannot guarantee safety – they only reduce the risk by delaying access to the product.”
清洁 products are designed to be safe to use and to provide the clean and hygienic home we often take for granted today
菲利普·帕斯, 来自该行业的贸易组织, 的UKCPI, said: “清洁 products are designed to be safe to use and to provide the clean and hygienic home we often take for granted today. The accidents we see involving young children and cleaning products are avoidable and whilst the severity of the injuries are generally low, we hope that this campaign will remind parents to follow the usage instructions on the packaging, 这样做, 避免不必要的事故.”
Councillor Nicola Greene said: “BCP Council is delighted to be involved in the 今天就行动起来，把它们收起来 campaign, raising awareness with families of the importance of managing cleaning products safely in the home. Information will be disseminated broadly via BCP Council Children’s Services and health colleagues’.
Take action today, put them away advice to parents includes:
• Store household cleaning products out of reach of children, 最好是锁在柜子里
• Always store chemicals in their original containers
• Never pierce or break laundry capsules or tablets
• Always close the lid of any product
•以防万一, follow advice on the product pack and seek medical attention.
UKCPI is the leading trade association representing UK producers of cleaning and hygiene products from household soaps, 洗涤粉, 液体, 消毒剂, air care and polishes to the professional cleaning and hygiene products used in industrial and institutional applications.
它为制造商提供建议和指导, distributors and users of cleaning and hygiene products. UKCPI also works in partnership with policymakers, 公众和媒体, 向公众宣传有关清洁的讨论, 卫生和可持续清洁.
Further information on the 今天采取行动 campaign can be found at http://www.leaveyourcatathome.com/take-action-today/.