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Accidents In The Home

Volume 643: debated on Tuesday 4 July 1961

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asked the Minister of Health if he will state the number of deaths of people injured by accidents in the home in 1960; and if he will set out in tabulated form a specification of the principal causes of death or injury, and the number of deaths from each principal cause.

The following are the deaths from accidents in the home, England and Wales, 1960:

Coal gas poisoning391526
Other poisoning160212
Burns and scalds221432
Choking and suffocation285226
Other accidents222129
All accidents2,4784,552