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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Cloudy and windy in the East. Cloudy and mild, with patchy rain in West.
Most places dry overnight. Cloudier and windier during Sunday.
Cloudy and mild on Sunday, risk patchy rain in west.