It's here! Download the free 2018 Child Safety Week action pack for inspiration including tips, advice, activities, competitions and quizzes. Read more
Each day around 40 under-5s are rushed to hospital after choking on something, or swallowing something dangerous. Be particularly aware of sweet items such as mini eggs around Easter time - these are exactly the same size as a toddler's airway. Read more
Button batteries are the small, round batteries you find in a growing number of toys and everyday objects like remote controls and car key fobs. They can be extremely dangerous for children if swallowed. What should you do in an emergency? Read more
Together we can keep children safer from serious accidents. Parents can get advice to help them feel confident and make child safety part of daily life, practitioners can get support and work together with key partners to have impact locally. Read more
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?
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.
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.
We would love you to help us share our messages in the build up to and during Child Safety Week.
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.
We offer a range of well priced resources and publications that have been created specifically for professionals working with families.
Our training helps your workforce make the most of every contact with parents and carers, and offer consistent, evidence-based advice on child safety.
Child Safety Week is run by Child Accident Prevention Trust to raise awareness of the risks of child accidents and how they can be prevented. Child Safety Week 2018 will take place between 4th -10th June 2018.
The weather has definitely made a great improvement over the last couple of weeks and let's hope it continues right into half-term and beyond. Here’s our definitive guide to summer safety. Read more
As the clocks go forward, and with several bank holidays coming up, families are likely to be out and about after the pressures of winter weather. All the more reason to make sure that babies and children of all ages are safe in cars and that drivers are aware and concerned for children as pedestrians. Read more
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. Read more
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