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New accident prevention guidance for local authorities

The handbook gives local authorities guidance on how to reduce the burden of accidents by encouraging people to take responsibility for their own safety, health and wellbeing.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

Man falling down stairs

The handbook, called ‘Delivering accident prevention at a local level in the new public health system’, has been published by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) with support from Public Health England and funding from the Department of Health.

Published 13 June 2013