As a parent or carer, it can be difficult and confusing trying to find reliable and easy-to-access resources on child accident prevention.
Child Accident Prevention TrustThe Child Accident Prevention Trust is a charity that provides excellent resources, advice, training and information on all sorts of child accident prevention issues.
Child Accident Prevention and Safety SchemeThe Child Accident Prevention and Safety Scheme based in Preston, Lancashire has a bright and attractive web site packed with information. For every subject area there is a section for adults and one for children, which includes games, downloads and fun quizzes. This really is an excellent site!
Child Car SeatsA great website that gives you information on the types of car seats available, how to choose one and what you need to know about the law and carrying children safely.
Free Home Safety Fire checkThe Fire & Rescue Service in Wales offer a free home safety fire check. They will arrange to visit your home, install free smoke detectors (if needed) and give advice on how you and your family can reduce your risk of fire - it's free!
Hazard Alley - Interactive Children's Safety Site Here children can play fun games, whilst learning about dangers and risks in different locations and what to do.
HedgehogsA fun, interactive road safety website for young children. Children learn all aspects of road safety by helping their hedgehog cross the road, be seen at night and wear a cycle helmet.
Helping Learner Drivers to be Safer DriversContains information for both learners and parents/carers, including practical advice and information surrounding the law and learner drivers.
Poisonous PlantsInformation on potentially harmful garden plans is available from the Royal Horticultural Society and Real Gardeners. Safe at HomeSafeHome has been developed to help you identify hazards and safety features in your home and to provide advice on improving safety.
Safer FireworksRoSPA Safer Fireworks website provides advice on how to use fireworks safely, legislation, how to organise your own display along with links to other useful sites.
Tales of the RoadWebsite from the Department for Transport using animated characters to tell a series of cautionary tales each focusing on a different aspect of road safety.
Think Road SafetyInformation for parents, children & teenagers on all aspects of road safety.
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