Mikiko Ono, a board member of the Tokyo-based child-safety organization Safe Kids Japan and a researcher at the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology. Between 2017 and 2021, the Tokyo Fire Department registered 62 accidents in which children age 5 or younger fell from the second or higher floors.© Yomiuri Shimbun
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Children can climb a handrail in just 10 seconds, and even quicker if there’s something to stand on. The central government should consider taking measures, including a review of the present standards.
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