Accidents and child development A comprehensive guide to children's accident risks at different stages in their development, from birth to age 11. For each stage of development, the guide provides key facts and statistics, an outline of children's abilities and characteristics, a description of common accidents plus practical safety tips.£9 from CAPT.
Dangerspot Books Humourous children's picture books for children's health and safety, helping to prevent accidents within the home and elsewhere.
Designed for Life: Creating world class Health and Social Care for Wales in the 21st CenturyDesigned for Life is the Welsh Assembly Government’s 10-year vision for creating world-class health and social care in Wales in the 21st century. Produced in 2005.
Eurosafe Child Safety Product GuideThis guide was written in order to reduce child injuries related to products by providing comprehensive information on twenty-five products that child safety experts in Europe identified as posing injury risks to children.
Injury Prevention NewsA free source of information on new initiatives, publications of statistics, research findings, forthcoming conferences and events and will highlight new additions to IOBI and CAPIC websites. IPN is produced three times yearly with editions in January/February, May/June and October/November.Produced by/Published by: the Injury Observatory for Britain and Ireland (IOBI) and the Collaboration for Accident Prevention and Injury Control (CAPIC)
Preventing childhood accidents: guidance on effective action A comprehensive guide to building an effective child accident prevention strategy, supported by practical examples of both programme frameworks and local initiatives and indicators.£9 from CAPT.
Prevention and reduction of accidental injury in children and older people: Evidence briefingThe briefing by NICE summarises a number of reviews of evidence relating to the reduction and prevention of accidental injury in children and older people. It aims to highlight what measures, including interventions, have the potential to prevent or reduce accidental injury as well as identifying gaps and inconsistencies in the evidence.
Safety in day care and play settingsA guide to child accident prevention for childminders and organisers of other day care and play facilities. Includes drawing up a safety plan, choosing safety equipment, training staff and what to do if a child is injured. £7 from CAPT.
The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) is a national organisation specialising in all sorts of injury prevention. The website provides lots of information about the latest projects and news.
The Child Accident Prevention TrustChild Accident Prevention Trust (capt) is a national charity committed to reducing the number of children and young people who are killed, disabled or seriously injured as a result of accidents.
The Collaboration for Accident Prevention and Injuries Control This is a is a multi-disciplinary multiagency collaboration of individuals and organisations that support injury prevention initiatives across Wales.
The Children's Fire and Burn Trust The Children's Fire and Burn Trust (CFBT) is committed to providing support for burn and scald injured children and their families.
European Child Safety AllianceThe European Child Safety Alliance is a programme of the European organisation EuroSafe. It is hosted and supported by the Consumer Safety Institute in The Netherlands.
Health & Safety Executive - Safety of Children in AgricultureEvery year children are killed during agricultural work activities – 43 children under the age of 18 have been killed in the last 10 years.
Make it Safe CampaignDetails of the campaign to get parents to keep their blinds safe, led by the British Blind and Shutter Association
Parents for Window Blind SafetyThis website includes videos showing how blind chords are dangerous
SafetyLitSafetyLit is a free service of the Center for Injury Prevention Policy and Practice at San Diego State University in collaboration with the World Health Organization.
The International Society of Child and Adolescent Injury PreventionThis organisation promotes the exchange of ideas, science, and experience among members to facilitate international collaborations, activities, and seminars on research, programming, and policy.
The Preston Child Accident Prevention and Safety Scheme – Bright and colourful website with useful information for adults and particularly children. Quizzes and fun activities for children are included.
The Room - Provides 13-17 year olds with information and advice on health topics ranging from alcohol to sexual health. Contains a list of useful safety links (choose Safety in the Categories drop-down box).
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