Each year tens of thousands of children are admitted to hospital because they've got hold of chemicals which shouldn't be in their reach.
Now safety group RoSPA has chosen Birmingham to pilot a new awareness campaign, to reduce the number of accidents.
One woman from the Black Country told our reporter Chris Halpin the moment her son swallowed a washing machine tab was one of the scariest in her life.
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