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Injuries Caused By Toys

Toys are the fun and entertaining but if they are manufactured using wrongful substances such as lead, they can be injurious and cause severe injuries to kids. Cheap quality toys are finding their way into the toy market. This is a major issue of concern, although the magnitude of the problem is not very large, it is imperative to take immediate steps to eliminate this problem.

Through past records, it is assessed that most injuries caused by toys revolve around presence of lead constituent in the manufacturing. However, if toys are bought taking into account the safety standards, they can be useful instead of being hazardous.

When buying toys, one must keep in mind certain factors including sharp corners, massive projectiles and fast moving speed. Toys being in any of these categories can prove to be fatal in case they fall upon the children who are not mature enough to play along with them.

Dangerous toys are kept on the shelves for sale that are to be avoided in all cases. Toys with the properties of magnet can be a threat to the child as kid may swallow them and may push the detachable parts of the toys at the places where they must not go.

If you want to avoid injuries caused by toy, you must follow certain things so that you can keep your child away from any unwanted situation.

  • Toys with the lead constituents must not be ought in any case as lead is the enemy of the body and can lead to serious problems in the body.
  • You must inspect the wear and tear factor in the toys on frequent intervals and replace the toys, if found with the same.
  • The toys should be bought that are meant for children of that age. This is due to the fact that studies suggest that people buy toys that are meant for children of older age. So, toys should be bought keeping in mind the age of your child.
  • Toys should be selected that are well made, strong and solid. Toys manufactured adopting all the safety standards should be the favorable choice.

If parents become attentive and keep these considerations in mind before giving toys in their kids’ hands, they can, undoubtedly, avoid severe injuries caused by toys. So, be an attentive parent and take informed decisions.

Workplace Accident
Mrs P tripped on an extension lead wire which had been left to run across the floor of her workplace. She had previously complained about the lead however it was not rectified until after her accident. Liability was admitted early in the claim and Mrs P was awarded £1600.00 following consultation with a medico-legal expert.
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Mrs P, London