Prevention & first aid articles
Burns and scalds first aid
Burns and scalds first aid
First aid for burns and scalds starts with checking how bad the burn is. If you’re not sure, get medical help. Also treat the burn with cool running water.
Burns and scalds first aid: in pictures
Burns and scalds first aid: in pictures
Burns and scalds need immediate first aid. This essential guide has scalds and burns first aid in pictures. It also tells you when to call an ambulance.
Burns prevention in your home
Burns prevention in your home
This essential guide has tips for burns prevention, including keeping children away from fires, heat and hot surfaces inside and outside your home.
Choking first aid
Choking first aid
What would you do if a child was choking? This essential guide explains signs of airway blockages and takes you through choking first aid for children.
Choking prevention and choking risks
Choking prevention and choking risks
This guide explains how to protect your child from choking and avoid choking risks around your home. It covers airway blockages and children at higher risk.
CPR for children over one year: in pictures
CPR for children over one year: in pictures
Get illustrated steps to CPR for children. Our guide shows you how to do rescue breathing and chest compressions. You can print it out for easy reference.
How to stop choking: first aid in pictures
How to stop choking: first aid in pictures
This essential illustrated guide shows what to do if a baby or child is choking, with information on clearing an airway blockage. Download or print out.
Preventing poisoning
Preventing poisoning
Read this guide for simple, practical safety tips for handling household poisons and reducing the risk of children poisoning themselves around your home.
RICER first aid for sprains, strains and fractures: in pictures
RICER first aid for sprains, strains and fractures: in pictures
This illustrated guide shows you how to do RICER first aid for sprains, strains and fractures. Why not download and print out for handy reference?
Scalds prevention in your home
Scalds prevention in your home
Read how to protect children from scalds and scalding in your home. Our guide takes you through simple precautions for water temperature and hot drinks.
Childhood injuries: common causes
Childhood injuries: common causes
When you understand the most common causes of child injuries, you know what to look out for at home and when you’re out and about. Our article explains.