Small high-powered magnets can seriously harm children

8 April 2021

A growing number of cases where children and teenagers have suffered serious internal injuries after swallowing small, high-powered magnets has led the Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) to launch a new safety campaign.

Campaign highlights potential dangers of blind cords to children

16 February 2021

Working with the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA), the Chartered Trading Standards Institute, the Child Accident Prevention Trust, and the British Blind and Shutter Association, the Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) is sharing safety messages on how to keep children safe.