Danger on the changing mat

Imagine keeping a bunch of carrier bags within baby’s reach on the changing mat, under the cot mattress or knocking around your children’s bedroom floor – you just wouldn’t would you?Read more

Staying safe when you're out and about

As children across the UK return to school after the half term break, here is some advice on keeping them safe whilst on the roads. Child Safety Week runs from 4-10 June 2010. Safe children: together we’ve got this!Read more

Child Development: 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.Read more

Focus on: Summer Safety

The weather has definitely made a great improvement over the last couple of weeks and let's hope it continues right into half-term and beyond. Here’s our definitive guide to summer safety.Read more

Forward look ...

As the clocks go forward, and with several bank holidays coming up, families are likely to be out and about after the pressures of winter weather. All the more reason to make sure that babies and children of all ages are safe in cars and that drivers are aware and concerned for children as pedestrians.Read more

Focus on: Winter Safety

Seasonal risks to child safety at this time of year may not be obvious, but shorter daylight hours and colder weather mean changes in routine and behaviour.Read more

Keeping safe over Christmas

Christmas is always a busy time with presents to buy, meals to plan and family and friends to entertain. As well as planning for an enjoyable and fun Christmas, we’ve got some top tips to ensure that your Christmas is safe as well as fun.Read more

Taking time for child road safety

With growing numbers of parents in multiple jobs and record numbers of women working, there’s often little time to remember, let alone learn about, child road safety.Read more

Speed Down Save Lives for Road Safety Week 2017

Road Safety Week takes place this year from 20-26 November with the theme, Speed Down, Save Lives. It’s an excellent opportunity to raise awareness of the dangers of driving too fast, especially with the help of CAPT’s picture-based booklet, It’s fun to go out.Read more

Hair straighteners can cause deep burns that can scar for life

1 in 10 parents of under-fives admit their child has suffered a serious burn from hair straighteners or tongs.Read more