The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents has called on the government to stop the unnecessary suffering caused by accidents to 2 million children each year by backing the recommendations in a new report from the Audit Commission and Healthcare Commission.

The report, Better Safe than Sorry: preventing unintentional harm to children, recommends the restart of data collection on accidents in the home, which was stopped in 2002.

RoSPA says the 'fragmentation' of accident prevention work makes it harder to gather resources to reduce the toll of injuries to children and adults.

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The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents has called on the government to stop the unnecessary suffering caused by accidents to 2 million children each year by backing the recommendations in a new report from the Audit Commission and Healthcare Commission.

The report, Better Safe than Sorry: preventing unintentional harm to children, recommends the restart of data collection on accidents in the home, which was stopped in 2002.

RoSPA says the 'fragmentation' of accident prevention work makes it harder to gather resources to reduce the toll of injuries to children and adults.

Read more here