All resources tagged with 'early years'

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

The value of national data in local child accident prevention work

The recent suite of resources produced by Public Health England (PHE) provide a call to action for local work on child accident prevention, prioritising home safety for under-fives and

Tackling inequalities in child accident prevention factsheet

CAPT and West Midlands PHE Centre have developed a factsheet on tackling inequalities within child accident prevention.

New Public Health England resources to help reduce accidents to children and young people

Public Health England (PHE) has signalled that child accident prevention is one of its priorities by launching two new resources for local authorities on the first day of Child Safety Week. The resources focus on preventing accidents to children and young people in the home and on the road. 

There are still significant numbers of deaths and emergency hospital admissions from preventable causes. On average each year between 2008-2012, 822 children and young people under 25 died and there were more than 136,000 emergency admissions to hospital.

PHE launches new resources, road deaths statistics and creating an 'avoidable injury strategy' | July 2014 Making the Link

This email is from: Child Accident Prevention Trust |