All resources tagged with 'early years'

Falls from open windows

Now summer is here, windows are left open in the hope of catching a breeze – and reports are reaching CAPT of small children falling from upstairs windows, frequently needing specialist hospital care for significant head injuries.

Whole grapes – wonderful but take care

As new products such as button batteries and e-cigarette refills emerge, it is easy to get complacent about age-old dangers. Humans have used grapes for winemaking for 8000 years and have been eating them for even longer.

Child road casualties rise

The wider context – road users of all ages

The number of road deaths, seriously injured (KSI) and total casualties all increased year on year in 2015-16, according to figures published by the Department for Transport (DfT). Reported road casualties in Great Britain: quarterly provisional estimates year ending March 2016.

The figures cover the period 1st April 2015 – 31st March 2016.

Child Safety Week 2016 – “Simple stuff saves lives”

Child Safety Week Logo: 6-12 June 2016

Child Safety Week offers a great opportunity to raise families’ awareness, forge partnerships and put child accident prevention on the local agenda.

Child Safety Week is the Child Accident Prevention Trust’s flagship annual community education campaign. This year Child Safety Week runs from Monday 6 to Sunday 12 June.

Poor beginnings

Poor beginnings

Simply by growing up in a certain part of England, a child under five is more likely to have poor health that will impact the rest of their lives. That’s the conclusion of a new report by the National Children’s Bureau which looks at four key measures of health and well-being, including accidental injury.

The value of Public Health England data, analysis tools & the 'Keeping Children Safe at Home’ research programme | October 2014

This email is from: Child Accident Prevention Trust