St Leger Homes of Doncaster

Safety in the Home

Don’t take a chance with your safety

Your home is the place where accidents are most likely to happen

More people are injured in their own homes than anywhere else – around 3 million people each year need hospital treatment after an accident at home.    

Many accidents result from everyday activities such as children playing, DIY, or preparing food, with some leading to serious injury or even death.

The biggest single cause of accidents is human error, but with common sense and awareness of where dangers are, many accidents can be prevented. 

At St Leger Homes, we try to make sure that council properties are as safe as possible.  But please remember that you are responsible for your own safety and for anyone living with you or visiting you.

If you spot something in or around your home which might be, or is likely to become a safety hazard, please report it to your local St Leger office                 

Please report repairs to our Customer Access Team

For more information on health and safety in the home please visit the following information providers websites: 

The royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents

South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue

High Rise Flats 

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