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 ...

  • 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. Read more

  • Staying safe when you're out and about

    As children across the UK return to school after the half term break, here is some advice on keeping them safe whilst on the roads. Child Safety Week runs from 4-10 June 2010. Safe children: together we’ve got this! 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

  • Practical guide on safety for under-fives

    If you work with families with young children, you can download a free practical guide to preventing accidental injuries to under-fives Read more