With Child Safety Week taking place from 3rd-9th June, award winning safety experts, Fred is urging families to familiarise themselves with the potential risks around the home and consider the simple changes to make their environment safer for little ones. 


With the risk  of injury at home being shockingly high (over 67,000 children were admitted to hospital in 2020 alone from injuries in the home) the safety experts at Fred are committed to supporting families to limit all potential dangers.  



Ready to support parents with simple, yet truly effective and vital home safety solutions whilst also promoting best practice with child safety, Fred  has shared the top 5 must-have products to keep little ones out of harm’s way.  


  1. Stairs – keep children away from dangerous staircases and even separate rooms in the house to ensure they are out of harm’s way with Fred’s range of Stairgates

  2. Hob Safety – Fred’s Stove & Hob Guard enables parents to cook whilst keeping children away from hot pans and surfaces. 

  3. Tables Corners – sharp furniture corners can lead to accidents, Fred’s Corner Protectors soften edges with shock-absorbing guards.

  4. Cupboards – keep dangerous cupboard contents away from little hands with Multiple Purpose Blocks.

  5. Plug Sockets – keep electrics covered with Plug Socket Covers


The complete range promises the highest quality and proudly exceeds safety standards to offer parents peace of mind within their family home, including easy to use safety locks and innovative stair gates.


There are many hidden dangers around the home – simple actions such as leaving a hot drink on an unattended table could lead to a serious burn; unlocked cupboards could catch little fingers and leave children at risk of finding something they shouldn’t, and open staircases could lead to a dangerous fall, However, with a few thoughtful additions to everyday life, parents can reduce the risks (and worry) significantly.


Founder of Cheeky Rascals, Selina Russell, commented:


This Child Safety Week, we are encouraging families to look around their homes and consider the simple changes they can make to make their environments safer. With the numbers of accidents around the home in such worryingly high numbers, we are passionate about sharing the safety knowledge we have, as well as demonstrating the effectiveness of the Fred product range.’


All available from https://fredsafety.co.uk


*Further information available on ROSPA – https://www.rospa.com/home-safety/advice/accidents-to-children  

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About Fred

Exceeding current home-safety standards, Fred consistently delivers high quality products alongside clever features and thoughtful design. This winning combination means that not only is it easy to assemble, but that every product will stand the test of time, thanks to the thoughtfully selected, long lasting and durable materials. As a member of The Global Alliance for Child Safety, it is clear that Fred take seriously their commitment to advancing the home safety category. http://fredsafety.co.uk


About Cheeky Rascals
Cheeky Rascals has been sourcing innovative baby and nursery kit for over 25 years, including everything from pushchairs to home safety essentials as part of its ever-growing portfolio. Started as a kitchen table business by mum of three, Selina Russell, Cheeky Rascals has continued to make huge steps in the nursery industry, distributing to some of the best-known retailers in the country including John Lewis and JoJo Maman Bébé – just to name a few, as well as selling directly to families via its online store www.cheekyrascals.co.uk.

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