Button Batteries

“It turns out this is one of the most damaging and dangerous things that my beautiful boy could have ever swallowed. It does not get much worse than this.” - Mother of an 8 month-old baby boy


Here we bring together free-to-use images and resources, including copyright-free photos and free downloadable videos, illustrations and educational resources.

Images

Please use this image of lithium coin cell batteries. Most other stock photos are of smaller, less dangerous button batteries. Credit: Child Accident Prevention Trust.

Download and share these illustrations of button batteries inside the rooms of a house.

Download and use our other copyright-free button battery photos for your own communications.

(Click on the photo in Flickr and then on the symbol on the right of the photo to download it)

Button Batteries: In use (photos to download of batteries in use)

Button Batteries: Product Shots (photos to download of button battery product shots)


Video content

Access our full playlist of button battery video content on Youtube. 

     

    


Free educational content

  • Our downloadable session plan [PDF] offers an easy way to raise awareness in an engaging way once face-to-face work with parents resumes.

    Button batteries Child Safety Week session card. Download the PDF.

  • Download this leaflet produced by the Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) as a helpful reminder about keeping children safe from button batteries.

    Download this leaflet produced by the Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) as a helpful reminder about keeping children safe from button batteries. 

Social Media Assets

These ready-made social media assets produced by the Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) are useful in helping you share the safety messages with families

Reminder to check toys and gadgets for button batteries. Download and share these ready-made social media assets produced by the Office for Product Safety and Standards.  Store button batteries safely. Download and share these ready-made social media assets produced by the Office for Product Safety and Standards.  Swallowing button batteries can kill or injure a child. Download and share these ready-made social media assets produced by the Office for Product Safety and Standards.


Illustrations

Download and share our illustration of a house and all the button batteries you can find in it, plus cut-outs of the different rooms.

Living room. Download and share these illustrations of button batteries inside the rooms of a house. Bedroom. Download and share these illustrations of button batteries inside the rooms of a house. Children's bedroom. Download and share these illustrations of button batteries inside the rooms of a house.
Bathroom. Download and share these illustrations of button batteries inside the rooms of a house. Kitchen. Download and share these illustrations of button batteries inside the rooms of a house. Hallway. Download and share these illustrations of button batteries inside the rooms of a house.

Bulk purchase from our online shop

If you have any budget, you can enhance your work with our Button battery safety pack.


Button battery safety pack (£16.00)
With 100 easy-to-read flyers and a hard-hitting full-colour poster, this pack helps you inform parents about the danger to their child from button batteries. 


Useful links

  • The website of the British and Irish Portable Battery Association (BIPBA) has advice on the risks for parents and medical professionals - http://buttonbatterysafety.com.