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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Making every contact count: in-house training from CAPT

With in-house training, our expert trainers come direct to you, adapting course content to suit your local needs.

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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 2019

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 will take place between 3rd - 9th June 2019 #childsafetyweek

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In other news ...

  • ‘Devastating deaths’ – safety body issues recommendations on button batteries

    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

  • Family life today: where's the risk?

    This years’ Child Safety Week runs from Monday 3rd June to Sunday 9th June 2019. Have you signed up? Read more

  • Danger on the changing mat

    Imagine keeping a bunch of carrier bags within baby’s reach on the changing mat, under the cot mattress or knocking around your children’s bedroom floor – you just wouldn’t would you? Read more

  • Falls from open windows

    Warmer weather sees reports of small children falling from upstairs windows. Why are pre-school children at particular risk? Read more