Focus on choking prevention

Choking is one of the biggest causes of accidental death in the under 5s. Once parents understand the nature of the risk, they’re better equipped to take preventative measures. Here, we take a detailed look at why it’s such a serious risk for children. Read more

Moving home: a safety checklist

Spring is the busiest time for people moving home. For families with children, it’s essential to make your new environment safe as soon as possible. Here’s our advice. Read more

We support Safer Sleep Week!

A survey of over 8,500 parents carried out by The Lullaby Trust has shown that 40% of parents have co-slept in dangerous circumstances such as on a sofa, having drunk alcohol or as a smoker. Read more

Have you checked your alarms?

Last year, 248 people lost their lives due to a fire at home. Many of these could have been prevented. Did you know that you’re seven times more likely to survive a fire in your home if you have working smoke alarms? Read more

Family life today: where's the risk?

This years’ Child Safety Week runs from Monday 3rd June to Sunday 9th June 2019. Have you signed up? Read more

Shopping safely for children this Christmas

In the mad rush to cross everyone off your Christmas list, safety may not be front of mind. Here we share our top tips for shopping safely for children this Christmas … Read more

All I want this Christmas ... is for my child to be safe from button batteries

Festive tea lights, singing Santas and flashing Christmas wands are all powered by lithium button batteries, many of them easily accessible to curious little fingers. Keep your children safe this Christmas. Read more

Stocking fillers? Laser pointers and children's eyes

Laser pointers seem so much fun – kids love them, cats love them and they seem to make a great stocking filler. So why are we so worried about them? And why are we saying #losethelasers? Read more

Supporting National Burns Awareness Day 2018

11 under-fives are admitted to specialist burns units every day across the UK because their injuries are so severe. Please support National Burn Awareness Day 2018. 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