Home Safety: Other Useful Links

Age Concern
The website includes useful factsheets covering a broad range of subjects including consumer advice.

British Safety Council
Promotes health, safety and environmental best practice for the benefit of society and the increase of productivity.

Carbon Monoxide Kills Campaign
Website containing information about the dangers of carbon monoxide and guide for carbon monoxide safety.

Care & Repair Cymru
A national body that works to ensure that all older people have homes that are safe, secure and appropriate to their needs.

Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH)
A charity representing those who work in environmental health and related disciplines whose primary function is the promotion of knowledge and understanding of environmental health issues.

Child Accident Prevention Trust
A national charity in the United Kingdom committed to reducing the number of children and young people killed, disabled and seriously injured as a result of accidents

Child safety in agriculture – farms are not playgrounds
Information produced by the HSE detailing child safety in agriculture.

Consumer & Competition Policy (DTI)
Take the lead within UK Government on consumer and competition policy issues and want to help UK consumers and businesses enjoy more choice, better service, safer products and competitive prices.

Advice Guide 
Help and advice for consumers in Great Britain.

Electrical Safety First
An independent body designed to increase public awareness and provide advice on electrical safety issues.

Fire Kills
A website containing information about all aspects of home safety.

Heath & Safety Executive (UK)
An organisation responsible for the regulation of the risks to health and safety at work.

Home Safety Network (HSN)
An organization launched to help reduce the high toll of serious home accidents in the UK, and is intended to help inform safety professionals and the public of the hazards.

Home Safety Scotland
A new website developed by Home Safety Scotland.  Home Safety Scotland is a group which consists of home safety officers, community safety officers, health promotion officers and others from various local authorities and health boards and representatives from private companies.  The group meets every two months to discuss different ways to take home safety forward.

Institutional of Occupational Safety and Health
An independent, not-for-profit organisation, which provided guidance on health and safety issues.

National Safety Council (Ireland)
Promotes Road Safety and Fire Safety in Ireland and implements education programmes, media campaigns and community activities to positively influence public attitude and behaviour in relation to Road and Fire Safety issues.

Pediatric Health and Safety Guide by ACLS Training Centre
The Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Training centre have published an online guide on Pediatric Health and Safety, which includes information relating home safety, travel safety, choking hazards, water safety, poisoning prevention and outdoor safety.

Pesticides Safety Directorate
Website for everyone who has an interest in pesticides.

Pesticide advice for gardeners
Information and advice for those using pesticides in their garden, allotment, or on their houseplants.

Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (ROSPA)
A charity who provide a large range of resources to inform, educate and help to prevent accidents in the home and garden.

Safer Houses
A comprehensive public interest website focused on keeping you safe in and around your home.
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