Advice & Information

Safety advice on raw jelly

Childcare providers have been advised to be aware of the choking hazard of using raw jelly cubes for sensory play, especially when children are not closely supervised. The warning was issued following an inquest at Westminster Coroner's Court. For more information contact Westminster Coroner's Court.


Safety advice on button batteries

Button batteries and lithium coin batteries are the small, round batteries you find in lots of toys and everyday objects. They can be extremely dangerous for children if swallowed – especially lithium coin batteries –and can kill within hours. For more information visit the Child Accident Prevention Trust website.


General health and safety advice

The Health and Safety Executive aims to reduce work-related death, injury and ill-health. Find out more about general health and safety advice at