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

Fireworks

Watching fireworks is great fun. But taking care is important especially as children are more likely to get hurt by fireworks than adults. There are simple things that can reduce the risk to your family.

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Sign up to receive CAPT newsletters

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

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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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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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Author: Kirsty Stephenson

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