Safety advice - 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.

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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Author: Kirsty Stephenson

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How to be a safety savvy shopper for your family this Christmas

We’ve more choice for Christmas shopping than ever before, with Black Friday deals and bargains galore. But do we know if they’re safe, can we be sure? Might those bargains bring more than we bargained for?

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Author: Kirsty Stephenson

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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Author: Kirsty Stephenson

Button batteries

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?

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2020 Child Safety Week sign up is open!

Simply fill in your details and we'll email links to free downloads as soon as they're available in Spring 2020.

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  • How to be a safety savvy shopper for your family this Christmas

    We’ve more choice for Christmas shopping than ever before, with Black Friday deals and bargains galore. But do we know if they’re safe, can we be sure? Might those bargains bring more than we bargained for? Read more

  • Christmas unwrapped ... safely

    Everything is a toy when children are little. With all the excitement and busyness, it’s easy for little hands to find things that are dangerous. Read more

  • Fireman Sam and CAPT launch new partnership

    Fireman Sam and CAPT – UK’s leading charity for reduction of accidents and injuries to children – today publish the most up-to-date information for children around Halloween and Bonfire night safety. Read more