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:
Child Product Safety Guide
This Guide was written to increase knowledge as a step toward reducing child injuries related to products in regular use by children and their caregivers. It provides comprehensive information on 26 products that injury experts in Europe have identified as most frequently posing injury risks to children.
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)
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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