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Child safety

HSE article for Child safety

First aid kit for babies and children

Children can be prone to accidents in the home. Most aren't serious, but it is worth keeping a first aid kit to will help deal with minor accidents and injuries. Learn about what you should have in your kit keep your child safe.

Burns and scalds

Find out how to treat burns and scald injuries for your baby and child, what risks you should be aware of, and how you can take steps to reduce the risk

Cuts and bleeding in children

Find out how to treat a baby or child’s cuts, how to step bleeding and when you should get medical advice from a GP or emergency department for your baby or child