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
Fast boil kettles, fast heating straighteners and hobs - how did we manage without them? But not so good for babies and small children. Read more
Choking is one of the biggest causes of accidental death in the under 5s. Once parents understand the nature of the risk, they’re better equipped to take preventative measures. Here, we take a detailed look at why it’s such a serious risk for children. Read more
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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?
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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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Child Accident Prevention Trust, in collaboration with the Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) and the British and Irish Portable Battery Association (BIPBA), have launched a new button battery national safety campaign. Read more
This year for Child Safety Week we aim to highlight the new dangers facing us from our modern lifestyles and offer simple solutions to keep children safe. Child Safety Week runs from 3-9 June 2019 Read more
Doctors have issued a stark warning that young children can choke to death on whole grapes. Read more
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