Making sense of accidents

Many accidents are a part of growing up. Children need to explore and experiment. But some children suffer the pain of serious accidents that can alter the course of their lives forever. Most of these serious accidents are completely preventable by making simple solutions or changes to routines.

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Every week, healthy children die or suffer life-changing injuries in accidents that are completely preventable. We can only continue our vital work preventing childhood accidents through fundraising and the wonderful support of our partners and donors.

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Free resources and online publications

CAPT offer a number of free downloadable resources covering each of the key safety areas, as well as a well-priced range of picture-based resources and publications is designed specifically for professionals working with families available to buy from the online shop.

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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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How safe is your child at home?

The majority of accidents happen in the home. This is a clear one-stop, room by room guide for minimising risks to under 5s in the home.

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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If you haven’t already signed up for Child Safety Week and other free campaign resources then don’t miss out. Simply fill in your details and we'll email you links to free downloads as soon as they're available.

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