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  • Why sharing works
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    Q. What can you do for Child Safety Week that takes moments and costs nothing?A. Share! It really is that simple.  Our theme for Child Safety Week 2017 is Safe children: Sharing is caring. If you do one thing for child safety, then follow us on Facebook and start sharing our posts with your network. Choking or gagging? Spread the word It…


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  • Safe children: sharing is caring
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    For Child Safety Week 2017, we are honouring the power of sharing to keep children safe. We know that nothing has more impact than the voice of experience.  A friend shudders recounting the horrible shock of their child coming close to a serious accident; a health visitor shares stories about accidents they’ve seen; the local paper’s…


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  • Parents mesmerised by mobiles put children in danger
    Parents mesmerised by mobiles put children in danger
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    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…


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  • To keep children safe this summer with Fireman Sam
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    Thanks to our partnership with Fireman Sam, we have got just the thing to help you raise awareness among families at your event! Our favourite Hero Next Door has created a list of top ten summer safety tips to help teach children and parents all about how to stay safe around water and barbeques this…


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  • Poster competition. Download and get creative. £££ to be won.
    Poster competition. Download and get creative. £££ to be won.
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    We know that accidents can happen when we’re distracted – and technology can be one of the most distracting things of all! That’s why, for Child Safety Week 2016, we’re running a poster competition to teach children when we should turn off technology to be safe. CAPT’s Turn off technology for safety poster competition is open to anyone…


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  • Child Safety Week 2016 is here!
    Child Safety Week 2016 is here!
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    Sign up now for Child Safety Week (6-12 June). It’s a great way to engage local families in accident prevention. And it’s really easy to take part, even with limited time and resources. “We would heartily encourage other organisations to take part in Child Safety Week, as the benefits to children and parents can be…


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