Action pack & poster - FREE Resources

It's here! Download the free 2018 Child Safety Week action pack for inspiration including tips, advice, activities, competitions and quizzes.Read more

Bitrex® - The Taste Test

Bitrex® is the bitterest substance ever discovered, making it a powerful deterrent to accidental swallowing of harmful household, garden and automotive chemicals. Bitrex® is an official sponsor of Child Safety Week.Read more

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.Read more

Events showcase

Events held during previous Child Safety Weeks to give you some more ideas for your own events and activities.Read more


Parents play down the life-saving role they play, but the truth is, the small actions we all take day-in, day-out to prevent accidents from happening in the first place are as just as heroic as rescuing children after an accident has happened.Read more

Safe children: together we’ve got this!

Together we can keep children safer from serious accidents. Parents can get advice to help them feel confident and make child safety part of daily life, practitioners can get support and work together with key partners to have impact locally.Read more


Accidental injury is a major cause of death and one of the most common causes of hospital admissions for children in Scotland. Child Safety Week raises awareness of serious childhood accidents and how to prevent them.Read more

Small steps to safety

10 small steps to safety that families can take to make a big difference to children’s safety. We play down our life-saving role, but the truth is, the small actions we all take day-in, day-out to prevent accidents are heroic.Read more

Social Media Toolkit - #ChildSafetyWeek

We would love you to help us share our messages in the build up to and during Child Safety Week.Read more

Sponsors of Child Safety Week

Just some of the brands, companies and industry bodies who have helped make Child Safety Week possible.Read more

Working in Partnership

Child Safety Week is a great opportunity to establish or continue partnership working. It also offers a way of pooling budgets and resources, and reaching more parents, carers and children.Read more