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
Seasonal risks to child safety at this time of year may not be obvious, but shorter daylight hours and colder weather mean changes in routine and behaviour. 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
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
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.
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.
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.
According to BBC Watchdog five high street retailers fall short in an investigation into the fitting of child car seats. Read more
Christmas is always a busy time with presents to buy, meals to plan and family and friends to entertain. As well as planning for an enjoyable and fun Christmas, we’ve got some top tips to ensure that your Christmas is safe as well as fun. Read more
With growing numbers of parents in multiple jobs and record numbers of women working, there’s often little time to remember, let alone learn about, child road safety. Read more