Accident Prevention


More accidents happen at home than anywhere else and children under 5 are most at risk. Children need to lead active, healthy lives; to experiment, play and take risks. As childcare providers you can help children, parents and carers to understand the real risks and help them gain the skills in managing them. The resources and links below can help you complete the Accident Prevention best practise guidelines

The journey of the washing tablet in Child Safety Week

Home and General Safety

Child Safety Week is an annual campaign run by the Child Accident Prevention Trust (CAPT) to raise awareness of the risks of child accidents and how they can be prevented. 

Safe Travel
Sun Safety

A national, annual, accreditation scheme developed by Skcin to introduce sun safe messaging to pre-school children. Register to become a Sun Safe Nursery by completing the 3 step online process.

Fire Safety and Emergency Services
Internet Safety 

The Digiduck® collection has been created to help parents and childcare providers educate children aged 3 - 7 about online safety.  The collection includes a ebooks, PDFs, a poster and an interactive app.