Safety advice

There can be so many risks inside and outside the home, it can be hard to keep track of them all. For instance, did you know that falls are one of the most common causes of childhood accidents?

Business partnerships

Meet our supporters – the companies and industry bodies whose commitment to child safety helps us to prevent serious harm to thousands of children in the UK each year.

Published:

Author:

Our values

We want children to lead active, healthy lives. Children need to experiment, play and take risks. But there’s a balance to be struck. No parent wants their child disabled or killed in an accident that can be prevented.

Published:

Author: Kirsty Stephenson

Burns and scalds

95% of all childhood burns and scalds happen at home. Most are caused in the day-to-day situations that many parents don’t anticipate, like children reaching for hot coffee or stepping on hair straighteners.

Published:

Author: Kirsty Stephenson

New campaign launched to inform families on battery safety

The Child Accident Prevention Trust (CAPT) and the British and Irish Portable Battery Association (BIPBA) join forces to reduce the risks of children swallowing button batteries.

Published:

Author: Kirsty Stephenson

Accidents and child development

The essential guide for anyone working with families and children. Whatever your role in child accident prevention, this is an informative and comprehensive guide to support your and your colleagues’ professional development.

Resources and publications

We offer a range of well priced resources and publications that have been created specifically for professionals working with families.

Published:

Author: Kirsty Stephenson

In-house training

Our training helps your workforce make the most of every contact with parents and carers, and offer consistent, evidence-based advice on child safety.

Published:

Author: Kirsty Stephenson

In other news ...

  • Supporting National Burns Awareness Day 2017

    To support National Burn Awareness Day 2017 we are offering 50% off our burns prevention DVD resource pack. Code: BURN50 Read more

  • Speed Down Save Lives for Road Safety Week 2017

    Road Safety Week takes place this year from 20-26 November with the theme, Speed Down, Save Lives. It’s an excellent opportunity to raise awareness of the dangers of driving too fast, especially with the help of CAPT’s picture-based booklet, It’s fun to go out. Read more

  • Be Bright, Be Seen

    Visibility is a key issue all year round, all day round, whether children are walking or on their bike. However, over the winter months, it is especially important as the school day can start and end in twilight. Read more

  • Hair straighteners can cause deep burns that can scar for life

    1 in 10 parents of under-fives admit their child has suffered a serious burn from hair straighteners or tongs. Read more