Resources for Accident prevention
PHE Guidance - Unintentional injuries: prevention in children under 5 years
This guidance, produced in association with the Child Accident Prevention Trust (CAPT), is for all staff working with children under 5 years and covers the 5 injury priorities:
- choking, suffocation and strangulation
- burns and scalds
The guidance also covers fire and roads.
PHE Guidance - Reducing unintentional injuries among children and young people
Action areas for local authorities and their partners to help develop injury prevention strategies for children and young people.
- Reducing unintentional injuries in and around the home among children under 5 years
- Reducing unintentional injuries on the roads among children and young people under 25 years
GPP – How to reduce unintentional injuries in under 5-year olds
These Good Practice Points (updated July 2021) set out what health visitors need to know about how injuries can be prevented, often through simple changes to daily routines.