For young children, there is a real risk of drowning in the home or garden, including neighbours’ gardens. As they get older, the risks are associated more with children exploring and challenging themselves around water. Read more
Button batteries, particularly big, powerful lithium coin cell batteries, can badly hurt or kill a small child if they swallow one and it gets stuck in their food pipe. Find out how to keep children safe. Read more
The pandemic is piling extra pressures on families and risks to children may be heightened at home and on the roads. Here we share our top tips to keep children safe. Read more
Popular TV presenter Jean Johansson highlights the increased dangers to young children in the home during the pandemic, including those posed by all our cleaning things and sanitisers. Read more
Many accidents are a part of growing up. Children need to explore and experiment. But some children suffer the pain of serious accidents that can alter the course of their lives forever. Most of these serious accidents are completely preventable by making simple solutions or changes to routines.
Every week, healthy children die or suffer life-changing injuries in accidents that are completely preventable. We can only continue our vital work preventing childhood accidents through fundraising and the wonderful support of our partners and donors.
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The majority of accidents happen in the home. This is a clear one-stop, room by room guide for minimising risks to under 5s in the home.
Button batteries, particularly big, powerful lithium coin cell batteries, can badly hurt or kill a small child if they swallow one and it gets stuck in their food pipe. Find out how to keep children safe.
Our Parents Pack is full of quick wins that can help put you in charge of child safety, even when you’re feeling under pressure. Download your copy here.
Warmer weather sees reports of small children falling from upstairs windows. Why are pre-school children at particular risk? Read more
As we know cycling is a fantastic way to keep your body and mind fit and healthy particularly during these difficult days. And it is something that children can do out in the fresh air, in the garden or at a safe distance in the park. Read more