Products and Safety in the home
Most injuries to children happen in the home.
Learn how to prevent injuries at home with the following resources:
Factsheets on child injuries in the home
Please read our general home safety factsheet or see the subject specific factsheets listed at the bottom of this page.
Childhood home safety (PDF 142kb)
The risk of tap water scalds to children
Position statement on tap water scalds (PDF 87kb)
The risk of using baby walkers
Position statement on baby walkers (PDF 122kb)
Child Safety Product Guide
This guide was written in order to reduce child injuries related to products by providing comprehensive information on twenty-four products that child safety experts in Europe identify as posing injury risks to children.
The guide is meant to educate consumers, parents and professionals to recognise and reduce the hidden hazards that a child encounters in the home and in everyday life.
Child Safety Product Guide (PDF 5mb)
For further information, read our home safety factsheets and parent tipsheets on:
- Burns and scalds
- Choking, strangulation and suffocation
- Shaken baby syndrome
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