Bolton Safeguarding Children

Keeping Children Safe in Bolton

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Child Safety – Reducing Burn Injuries to Children

Did you know that a significant  number of children attend the Accident and Emergency Department in Bolton every month with injuries from hair straighteners?

It is usually children starting to crawl, toddlers and young children who are affected.The sites of burns include hands and feet (where children grab hair straighteners or stand on them) or burns to the head or face where children pull the straighteners from above.

Click here to find out more about reducing the risk and keeping children safe.