New research out today from the Child Accident Prevention Trust (CAPT) shows how mobiles are putting children at risk of serious accidents. 1 in 4 parents (24%) admit their child has had an accident or near miss when they’ve been engrossed in their mobile phone. Over two-thirds (69%) of parents surveyed said they are distracted…
What can you do?
Big or small, there are lots of things you can do to take part in Child Safety Week and help us reduce the number of children and young people killed, disabled or seriously injured in preventable accidents.
Getting involved is easy and involves three simple steps:
1. Sign up
Sign up to our mailing list to get exclusive downloads and all the latest Child Safety Week 2017 information direct to your inbox as it becomes available.Sign up
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2. Download the Action Pack
Download last year’s free action pack including tips, advice, activities, competitions and quizzes.
Includes top tips for engaging with families and carers, info about some of the most common causes of child accidents and how to prevent them, as well as useful event ideas and resources!
The 2017 action pack will be available soon.Download the 2016 Action Pack
3. Order resources
We’ve picked out essential CAPT publications and products, sorted by the type you may be looking for, that will support you to run your events and activities. Whether you need posters for an impactful display, easy-to-read flyers or booklets, or a DVD pack to help you make light work of running groups, there’s something for every need and every budget.
Finally, don’t forget!
You can share experiences, find out more about Child Safety Week and CAPT’s work, and find useful links and videos by following us on Facebook and Twitter. You may also want to use Pinterest for inspiration.