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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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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One step ahead wallchart

Our innovative at-a-glance safety wallchart for parents and carers of 0-2 year-olds. It consists of an at-a-glance matrix which matches the child’s age and development to hazards in the home.

Button batteries

Button batteries, particularly big, powerful lithium coin cell batteries, can badly hurt or kill a small child if they swallow one and it gets stuck in their food pipe. Find out how to keep children safe.

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Make sure you're alerted when free content is available for Child Safety Week as well our year-round safety campaigns.

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  • We are supporters of Safer Sleep Week 2021!

    The Lullaby Trust’s national awareness campaign takes place 15th-21st March 2021 and the focus is on a safer sleep for every sleep. Read more

  • Toddler’s tragic accident highlights the dangers of blind cords

    A two-year-old boy has been strangled by a window blind cord, highlighting how important it is to be aware of blind cords safety in your home. Read more

  • Magnetic toys – a warning to parents

    The worrying case of a three-year-old highlights a disturbing trend in serious injuries from children swallowing small, round, coloured magnets from magnetic toys. Read more