Child risks poorly assessed
Tuesday 23 June 1998
PARENTS WARN their children about "stranger danger" but neglect the problem of accidents in the home, safety experts said yesterday. In a survey commissioned to launch the beginning of Child Safety Week, the Child Accident Prevention Trust found that 33 per cent of children were warned often about strangers. Twice as many children worried about being attacked by a stranger as feared being injured while crossing the road.
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