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.

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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.

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Child Development: The 'why' as well as the 'what'

With just a little bit of a deeper understanding – understanding the ‘why’ as well as the ‘what’ – parents are much better placed to help protect their children from a serious accidental injury.

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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.

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Resources and publications

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

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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.

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Child Safety Week 2018

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 took place between 4th -10th June 2018. Dates for next year's #childsafetyweek will be announced soon.

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In other news ...

  • Supporting National Burns Awareness Day 2018

    11 under-fives are admitted to specialist burns units every day across the UK because their injuries are so severe. Please support National Burn Awareness Day 2018. Read more

  • Safer school journeys

    Now the school holidays have come to an end for most of the UK and parents emerge from the endless tasks involving uniforms, shoes, PE kits and lunchboxes, we’d like to make a plea to remember road and pedestrian safety, when it comes to easing children into a new routine. 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

  • We are supporters of Gas Safety Week 2018

    As the seasons change, and people start to heat their homes again, it’s more important than ever that people understand the potentially fatal risk of carbon monoxide poisoning. Read more