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.

Child Product Safety Guide (En) (PDF 1.8mb)
Child Product Safety Guide (Es) (PDF 2.5mb)
Child Product Safety Guide (Fr) (PDF 2mb)

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)

Alliance factsheets


For further information, read our home safety factsheets and parent tipsheets on:

  • Drowning
  • Burns and scalds
  • Falls
  • Poisoning
  • Choking, strangulation and suffocation
  • Shaken baby syndrome

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