Top tips for lockdown safety

With the pressures on the NHS, many parents are worried about a trip to A&E with their child. 

The fact that our homes are accident hotspots for younger children is scary prospect at the best of times. And sadly less traffic doesn’t mean we can completely switch off about road safety.

Here we share our top tips to keep children safe from serious accidents. Please read them and pass them on to as many families as possible.

Downloadable resources

The links below give you content to share with families no matter what method you are using to do that.  We also give you a short article to share with colleagues or members.

If you have any problems or need any help please email: [email protected]

 Word doc  Top tips for parents long (450 words)   download   
 Word doc  Top tips for parents short (145 words) download
 Word doc  Article for professionals (150 words) download
 Social media: hot drinks

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Your hot drink can scald a baby 15 minutes after it has been made. Look for safe zones in your house where you know your child can’t reach your hot drink. #childsafetyweek #SafetyMakesSense

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Social media: poisoning

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Bright bottles of cleaning liquid, squidgy washing tablets, shiny packets of painkillers ... small children are curious and want to learn more by putting things in their mouth. Put products away out of reach as soon as you’ve used them. #childsafetyweek #SafetyMakesSense

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Social media: road safety

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Speed is everything when it comes to a child’s chances of survival. Keep an eye on your speed. Keep your phone in the glove compartment so it can’t distract you. #childsafetyweek #SafetyMakesSense

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 Logo We support Child Safety Week logo   download  

 Fact sheet Burns   download   
 Fact sheet Poisons   download
 Fact sheet Roads   download