Button batteries, particularly big, powerful lithium coin cell batteries, can badly hurt or kill a small child if they swallow one and it gets stuck in their food pipe. Find out more.
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Watch the free recording of our webinar on the dangers of button batteries to learn why they are so dangerous, where they can be found and what to do if you suspect a child has swallowed one.
Button batteries can kill – help us keep babies, toddlers and preschoolers safe
In the last 10 months, two children have died after swallowing a button battery. Many more have suffered life-changing injuries. Use our free resources to help spread the word.
New English fact sheet
Our fact sheet provides essential advice about the risks to children, where to look for button batteries and what to do in an emergency. Download and share.
Making sense of accidents
Many accidents are a part of growing up. Children need to explore and experiment. But some children suffer the pain of serious accidents that can alter the course of their lives forever. Most of these serious accidents are completely preventable by making simple solutions or changes to routines.
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Looking for free educational resources to help keep children safe? Download and share our free safety fact sheets, use our eye-catching materials to create a colourful display or run a virtual safety workshop for parents with our session plans.
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