Toys online – nasty or nice?


Don’t get caught out buying dangerous toys when shopping online. We explain how to tell safe sellers from dodgy dealers and highlight risky toys to avoid.

Toys online – nasty or nice?2022-12-08T08:44:59+00:00

Focus on: Cycle Safety


Cycling is a great way to keep fit and active. However, whether it’s a young child cycling in the park on his first bike, or an older child cycling to school, cycle accidents are a real risk for children and young people.

Focus on: Cycle Safety2022-07-11T06:12:46+00:00

Blind cords or ‘silent killers’?


Blind cords can act as a noose and cause strangulation in less than a minute. Fit blinds with safety breakers or make sure a cleat hook is fitted so that the cord can be tied safely away every time

Blind cords or ‘silent killers’?2023-03-27T12:04:31+00:00

Launch of new guide to accident prevention in early years


Public Health England (PHE) will shortly publish a new guide to preventing unintentional injuries for all frontline staff working with families with children under five.

Launch of new guide to accident prevention in early years2022-04-25T11:43:59+00:00

New campaign launched to inform families on battery safety


The Child Accident Prevention Trust (CAPT) and the British and Irish Portable Battery Association (BIPBA) join forces to reduce the risks of children swallowing button batteries.

New campaign launched to inform families on battery safety2022-05-04T06:34:18+00:00

Practical guide on safety for under-fives


If you work with families with young children, you can download a free practical guide to preventing accidental injuries to under-fives

Practical guide on safety for under-fives2022-04-25T12:42:40+00:00

The trouble with child car seats


According to BBC Watchdog five high street retailers fall short in an investigation into the fitting of child car seats.

The trouble with child car seats2022-04-26T08:46:43+00:00

Staying safe on holiday


It might sound obvious, but remember to exercise the same caution in holiday accommodation that you do at home. A few simple checks and precautions to ensure parents are not caught off guard. Enjoy the summer weather!

Staying safe on holiday2022-04-26T11:12:58+00:00

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?

Stocking fillers? Laser pointers and children’s eyes2022-07-11T06:25:22+00:00

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.

We support Safer Sleep Week!2022-04-27T10:09:34+00:00

Bitrex is a lifesaver. Literally.


Child safety caps aren’t completely child-proof – some three and four-year-olds can open them in seconds. Find out more about Bitrex.

Bitrex is a lifesaver. Literally.2022-07-08T09:28:53+00:00

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?

Danger on the changing mat2022-07-11T06:36:09+00:00


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