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.

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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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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Want to learn more about childhood accidents and what works in preventing them? Sign up for CAPT newsletters.

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Fire Safety

Families are almost three times more likely to die in fires that start in the night – if they don’t have working smoke alarms, they breathe in the poisonous smoke and never wake up.

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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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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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