Each year 62000 children aged 0 to 6 years are cared for in emergency rooms after being injured in accidents. The vast majority of accidents take place at home...
... and many of them can be avoided!
By moving around and exploring the outside world children develop. They touch things, crawl stand and walk. Eventually, they learn to master their body to perfection. But the great advances are sometimes made with significant risks.
When we as parents want to prevent accidents we need to be proactive and focus on different things depending on their age.
Windows and doors. According to Boverket, there must be security fittings for windows and balcony doors so that children can not open them, but that is not always the case. If there is, but the safety fittings are old, it is great risk that they are not approved.
To prevent pinching, interior doors that usually remain open may need doorstops.