Button batteries

Button batteries, in particular 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. Click the resources below to download and share or visit our button battery advice hub to learn more.

Podcast: Button battery dangers

2023-11-14T10:25:42+00:00

Watch the Mini First Aid Family Health Podcast where we're talking about the dangers of button batteries. We’re joined by Hollie, Mum to Ralphie, a healthy, happy toddler who swallowed a button battery. Hear the story of what happened to Ralphie and how his mum’s tenacity saved his life. Plus, learn more about where button batteries are, why they’re so dangerous, how to spot the signs that a child might have swallowed one, and what to do if you suspect the worst. Visit our button battery safety hub

Podcast: Button battery dangers2023-11-14T10:25:42+00:00

Button batteries poster

2024-04-22T11:54:47+00:00

Our A2 display poster warns parents about the risks and encourages them to hunt around their homes for button batteries. Illustrations show common products powered by button batteries in the home. With top tips for child safety plus essential advice on what to do in an emergency.

Button batteries poster2024-04-22T11:54:47+00:00

Button batteries session plan

2023-04-24T15:34:14+00:00

Our dual-purpose flashcard and session plan supports practitioners to run engaging group discussions with parents on button battery safety. The visual aid shows child-appealing products powered by button batteries. You can ask parents what they recognise. Many will be shocked to see how many items contain button batteries. Plus, the workshop outline has questions designed to stimulate discussion, plus safety facts and tips to share.

Button batteries session plan2023-04-24T15:34:14+00:00

Button battery fact sheet

2024-04-22T11:44:50+00:00

Our button battery fact sheet provides essential advice about the risks to children, where to find them and what to do in an emergency. This fact sheet has been translated into 20 community languages: Albanian; Amharic; Arabic; Bengali; Bulgarian; Cantonese; Dari; Kurdish; Malyalam; Mandarin; Pashto; Polish; Punjabi; Romanian; Somali; Tigrinya; Turkish; Ukrainian, Urdu and Yoruba.

Button battery fact sheet2024-04-22T11:44:50+00:00

Button batteries flyer (Welsh)

2023-05-09T15:23:58+00:00

Our hard-hitting A5 flyer, translated into Welsh, asks what common products may badly harm or even kill a child, due to the button battery that powers them. It explains the risks, offers essential safety tips and advises what to do if parents suspect their child has swallowed a battery. This flyer is also available in English.

Button batteries flyer (Welsh)2023-05-09T15:23:58+00:00

Button batteries flyer (English)

2023-04-24T15:48:18+00:00

Our hard-hitting A5 flyer asks what common products may badly harm or even kill a child, due to the button battery that powers them. It explains the risks, offers essential safety tips and advises what to do if parents suspect their child has swallowed a battery. This flyer is also available in Welsh.

Button batteries flyer (English)2023-04-24T15:48:18+00:00

Button battery fact sheet in Malyalam

2024-04-25T07:36:16+00:00

Our button battery fact sheet has been translated into Malyalam for speakers of English as an additional language. It provides essential advice about the risks to children, where to find them and what to do in an emergency. This fact sheet has been translated into 20 community languages: Albanian; Amharic; Arabic; Bengali; Bulgarian; Cantonese; Dari; Kurdish; Malyalam; Mandarin; Pashto; Polish; Punjabi; Romanian; Somali; Tigrinya; Turkish; Ukrainian, Urdu and Yoruba. It is also available in English.

Button battery fact sheet in Malyalam2024-04-25T07:36:16+00:00

Button battery fact sheet in Kurdish

2024-04-25T07:36:30+00:00

Our button battery fact sheet has been translated into Kurdish for speakers of English as an additional language. It provides essential advice about the risks to children, where to find them and what to do in an emergency. This fact sheet has been translated into 20 community languages: Albanian; Amharic; Arabic; Bengali; Bulgarian; Cantonese; Dari; Kurdish; Malyalam; Mandarin; Pashto; Polish; Punjabi; Romanian; Somali; Tigrinya; Turkish; Ukrainian, Urdu and Yoruba. It is also available in English.

Button battery fact sheet in Kurdish2024-04-25T07:36:30+00:00

Button battery fact sheet in Yoruba

2024-04-25T07:36:35+00:00

Our button battery fact sheet has been translated into Yoruba for speakers of English as an additional language. It provides essential advice about the risks to children, where to find them and what to do in an emergency. This fact sheet has been translated into 20 community languages: Albanian; Amharic; Arabic; Bengali; Bulgarian; Cantonese; Dari; Kurdish; Malyalam; Mandarin; Pashto; Polish; Punjabi; Romanian; Somali; Tigrinya; Turkish; Ukrainian, Urdu and Yoruba. It is also available in English.

Button battery fact sheet in Yoruba2024-04-25T07:36:35+00:00

Button battery fact sheet in Urdu

2024-04-22T11:46:35+00:00

Our button battery fact sheet has been translated into Urdu for speakers of English as an additional language. It provides essential advice about the risks to children, where to find them and what to do in an emergency. This fact sheet has been translated into 20 community languages: Albanian; Amharic; Arabic; Bengali; Bulgarian; Cantonese; Dari; Kurdish; Malyalam; Mandarin; Pashto; Polish; Punjabi; Romanian; Somali; Tigrinya; Turkish; Ukrainian, Urdu and Yoruba. It is also available in English.

Button battery fact sheet in Urdu2024-04-22T11:46:35+00:00

Button battery fact sheet in Ukrainian

2024-04-22T11:48:16+00:00

Our button battery fact sheet has been translated into Ukrainian for speakers of English as an additional language. It provides essential advice about the risks to children, where to find them and what to do in an emergency. This fact sheet has been translated into 20 community languages: Albanian; Amharic; Arabic; Bengali; Bulgarian; Cantonese; Dari; Kurdish; Malyalam; Mandarin; Pashto; Polish; Punjabi; Romanian; Somali; Tigrinya; Turkish; Ukrainian, Urdu and Yoruba. It is also available in English.

Button battery fact sheet in Ukrainian2024-04-22T11:48:16+00:00

Button battery fact sheet in Turkish

2024-04-22T11:48:48+00:00

Our button battery fact sheet has been translated into Turkish for speakers of English as an additional language. It provides essential advice about the risks to children, where to find them and what to do in an emergency. This fact sheet has been translated into 20 community languages: Albanian; Amharic; Arabic; Bengali; Bulgarian; Cantonese; Dari; Kurdish; Malyalam; Mandarin; Pashto; Polish; Punjabi; Romanian; Somali; Tigrinya; Turkish; Ukrainian, Urdu and Yoruba. It is also available in English.

Button battery fact sheet in Turkish2024-04-22T11:48:48+00:00

Button battery fact sheet in Tigrinya

2024-04-22T11:48:59+00:00

Our button battery fact sheet has been translated into Tigrinya for speakers of English as an additional language. It provides essential advice about the risks to children, where to find them and what to do in an emergency. This fact sheet has been translated into 20 community languages: Albanian; Amharic; Arabic; Bengali; Bulgarian; Cantonese; Dari; Kurdish; Malyalam; Mandarin; Pashto; Polish; Punjabi; Romanian; Somali; Tigrinya; Turkish; Ukrainian, Urdu and Yoruba. It is also available in English.

Button battery fact sheet in Tigrinya2024-04-22T11:48:59+00:00

Button battery fact sheet in Somali

2024-04-22T11:49:12+00:00

Our button battery fact sheet has been translated into Somali for speakers of English as an additional language. It provides essential advice about the risks to children, where to find them and what to do in an emergency. This fact sheet has been translated into 20 community languages: Albanian; Amharic; Arabic; Bengali; Bulgarian; Cantonese; Dari; Kurdish; Malyalam; Mandarin; Pashto; Polish; Punjabi; Romanian; Somali; Tigrinya; Turkish; Ukrainian, Urdu and Yoruba. It is also available in English.

Button battery fact sheet in Somali2024-04-22T11:49:12+00:00

Button battery fact sheet in Romanian

2024-04-22T11:49:48+00:00

Our button battery fact sheet has been translated into Romanian for speakers of English as an additional language. It provides essential advice about the risks to children, where to find them and what to do in an emergency. This fact sheet has been translated into 20 community languages: Albanian; Amharic; Arabic; Bengali; Bulgarian; Cantonese; Dari; Kurdish; Malyalam; Mandarin; Pashto; Polish; Punjabi; Romanian; Somali; Tigrinya; Turkish; Ukrainian, Urdu and Yoruba. It is also available in English.

Button battery fact sheet in Romanian2024-04-22T11:49:48+00:00

Button battery fact sheet in Punjabi

2024-04-22T11:49:58+00:00

Our button battery fact sheet has been translated into Punjabi for speakers of English as an additional language. It provides essential advice about the risks to children, where to find them and what to do in an emergency. This fact sheet has been translated into 20 community languages: Albanian; Amharic; Arabic; Bengali; Bulgarian; Cantonese; Dari; Kurdish; Malyalam; Mandarin; Pashto; Polish; Punjabi; Romanian; Somali; Tigrinya; Turkish; Ukrainian, Urdu and Yoruba. It is also available in English.

Button battery fact sheet in Punjabi2024-04-22T11:49:58+00:00

Button battery fact sheet in Polish

2024-04-22T11:50:08+00:00

Our button battery fact sheet has been translated into Polish for speakers of English as an additional language. It provides essential advice about the risks to children, where to find them and what to do in an emergency. This fact sheet has been translated into 20 community languages: Albanian; Amharic; Arabic; Bengali; Bulgarian; Cantonese; Dari; Kurdish; Malyalam; Mandarin; Pashto; Polish; Punjabi; Romanian; Somali; Tigrinya; Turkish; Ukrainian, Urdu and Yoruba. It is also available in English.

Button battery fact sheet in Polish2024-04-22T11:50:08+00:00

Button battery fact sheet in Pashto

2024-04-22T11:50:18+00:00

Our button battery fact sheet has been translated into Pashto for speakers of English as an additional language. It provides essential advice about the risks to children, where to find them and what to do in an emergency. This fact sheet has been translated into 20 community languages: Albanian; Amharic; Arabic; Bengali; Bulgarian; Cantonese; Dari; Kurdish; Malyalam; Mandarin; Pashto; Polish; Punjabi; Romanian; Somali; Tigrinya; Turkish; Ukrainian, Urdu and Yoruba. It is also available in English.

Button battery fact sheet in Pashto2024-04-22T11:50:18+00:00

Button battery fact sheet in Mandarin

2024-04-22T11:50:28+00:00

Our button battery fact sheet has been translated into Mandarin for speakers of English as an additional language. It provides essential advice about the risks to children, where to find them and what to do in an emergency. This fact sheet has been translated into 20 community languages: Albanian; Amharic; Arabic; Bengali; Bulgarian; Cantonese; Dari; Kurdish; Malyalam; Mandarin; Pashto; Polish; Punjabi; Romanian; Somali; Tigrinya; Turkish; Ukrainian, Urdu and Yoruba. It is also available in English.

Button battery fact sheet in Mandarin2024-04-22T11:50:28+00:00

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