Guidance

Reducing unintentional injuries among children and young people

Action areas for local authorities and their partners to help develop injury prevention strategies for children and young people.

Documents

Reducing unintentional injuries in and around the home among children under 5 years

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Reducing unintentional injuries on the roads among children and young people under 25 years

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Details

Unintentional injuries are a leading cause of preventable death for children and young people and a major cause of ill health and serious disability.

You can find data on injuries suffered by children and young people in the home and on the roads on Public Health England’s Fingertips data website.

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Published 23 June 2014
Last updated 28 March 2018 + show all updates
  1. Replaced the documents with revised versions.
  2. First published.