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Duration 00:30

Children and Disused Fridges

This public information film is concerned with the problem of children being suffocated in old fridges that, tempted by their playful imaginations, they want to climb into. The danger today has been largely eliminated by the introduction of magnetic seals instead of locks.


To you, it’s just a worn-out fridge.

But to a child it’s a caravan, a ship, a castle, even a bed .

. and a death-trap!    . impossible to open from the inside.

Don’t let an old fridge be a new danger to children.

Take off the door,

Or smash the lock,

Or better still, ask your local council to take it away or tell you how to dispose of it .

. before it kills a child.

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