Benefits explained for families with children

Benefits explained for families with children. The past year has left people struggling financially. Rosecroft Health & Safety spoke to Safia Akram, a welfare rights advisor who has worked giving advice in the charity sector for the past 25 years. We asked Safia what families with children might be entitled

Are your blinds child safe?

Are your blinds child safe? Have you even thought about this? About 2 children die each year after becoming trapped in blind cords and there are probably many more near misses. The stories are truly harrowing. Some of these stories are on the Child Accident Prevention Trust (CAPT) website. CAPT

Top safety tips for children’s bath time safety

Top safety tips for children’s bath-time safety. Bath-time is fun with bubbles, toys and splashing but there are risks that people bathing young children need to be careful of. Never leave your child unattended Small children can drown in just a few centimetres of water if their face becomes submerged.

Money, stress, families and financial planning

Money, stress, families and financial planning – a group of words that fit well with each other time and again. We can hear the responses as you read this. What financial planning? What money? Children are expensive don’t you know? We’ll think about that later when we have some money!

Garden safety and young children

Garden safety and young children isn’t about ruining all the fun! It’s to raise awareness so we can all enjoy our outdoor spaces free of accidents. According to Rospa about 300,000 people are hurt in their gardens each year seriously enough to go to hospital and 110,000 of them are

Door safety for babies and young children. Save little fingers and stop children from becoming trapped in rooms

Door safety for babies and small children

Door safety for babies and small children. In this article we discover some of the products and ideas to help protect little fingers and children from becoming trapped in rooms. We’re guessing that most people have endured the pain of a door drama at some point in their lives. Painful

Accidents, premature death and illness in under-5s

Accidents, premature death and illness in the under-5s is an important issue. Children under 5 have the most accidents in the home with boys are more likely to have them than girls. Over the next few weeks Rosecroft Health and Safety is raising awareness of how accidents can happen and

Get volunteering for your mental health

Get volunteering for your mental health and help those who really need it during lockdown. Loneliness and isolation seem to be at an all-time high. We’re all feeling the strain of not seeing people and some people really have no one. We spoke to Age UK Barnet, about the impact

THE TWELVE MYTHS OF CHRISTMAS

The twelve myths of Christmas the Heath and Safety Executive (HSE) told me…… At Rosecroft Health and Safety we are loving the HSE’s Twelve Myths of Christmas webpage. The page lists myths as: Workers are banned from putting up Christmas decorations in the office Indoor Christmas lights need a portable

First Aid, COVID and your business

First Aid, COVID and your business. We’re well into life with COVID and businesses have had a lot on their plates, adapting to new ways of working and fighting for survival. The very big companies have whole departments and posts dedicated to health and safety. In smaller companies health and