If you are worried about the safety or welfare of a child, it is important that you report it. Even if you’re not sure, it’s always best to tell professionals about your concerns. Social services and the police can investigate concerns about a child’s safety.
Safeguarding is everyone’s business
If you’re worried about something there are organisations that can help you. You can contact them by phone or online. They can help with a range of problems.
Home Accident Prevention – Garden Safety
Safe at Home
This film has been produced for the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) as part of a national Safe at Home campaign to help families keep their children safe from home accidents. It covers accident prevention messages on falls, burns and scalds, drowning and poisoning and highlights the key pieces of safety equipment that can contribute towards reducing accidents in the home.
Home accident prevention - garden safety Videos (PHA)
How to prevent accidents in the Garden - translated videos including Somali, Slovak, Russian, Romanian, Portuguese, Polish, Lithuanian, Bulgarian and Arabic.
Community and Good Relations
Translations ABC Borough Council Advice and Support Leaflets
Translations ABC Borough Council Anti-Social Behaviour Leaflets
Translations ABC Borough Council Bins and Waste Leaflets
Translations ABC Borough Council Housing Leaflets
Translations ABC Borough Council Pests and Vermin Leaflets
Translations ABC Borough Council Road Safety Advice Leaflets
Bins and Recycling - Mid Ulster District Council
Child Safety Information
Baby check leaflet
Button batteries campaign
Safe around roads
First Aid following a burn or scald
Fixing instructions for blind cord cleat
Height chart- Emergency first aid advice
Nappy sack safety
Safe at home: Tips for under 5s
Accidents and under 5s
Safety checklist for parents
How to prevent a child from choking
Home - Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service
Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service sits at the heart of the Northern Ireland community, focused on keeping us safer, together.
Fire safety and prevention
Fire can kill. It can also destroy or damage your home. There are some simple things you can do to prevent a fire from starting.
Electrical appliances, plugs and cables that are old or poorly wired can be dangerous. Just because there’s no flame does not mean there’s no fire risk. Find out what to check for to make sure your appliances don’t put you, your family or housemates at risk from fire.
Fire safety advice for parents and child carers
The best way to teach children about fire safety is by example. Let your children see you being sensible and careful about cooking, candles and other potential fire risks
Fire safety in the home
Follow these simple, inexpensive tips to prevent fires in your home. You can also get free advice from your local fire and rescue service so if a fire does break out, you and others can get out quickly and safely.
Fire safety on boats
You can reduce the risk of fire on your boat by following some simple safety steps. Know what to do if there's a fire on onboard, at sea or when you boat's docked at a marina
Fire safety in high rise accommodation
There are some simple fire safety steps you can take if you live in high-rise accommodation. Living in such a flat or apartment does not necessarily make you any more at risk from fire
Fire safety outdoors
Fire safety shouldn’t stop when you leave your home. Carelessness outdoors can have fatal results
Self Help Guides
Southern Health and Social Care Trust - Self Help Guides
Southern Health and Social Care Trust Self Help Leaflets
Self Help Leaflets - Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust
Our self help guides are available to download in several formats. Information available on Abuse, Alcohol, Anxiety, Bereavement, Controlling Anger, Depression, Domestic Violence, Eating Disorders, Hearing Voices, Obsessions and Compulsions, Panic, Post Traumatic Stress, Postnatal Depression, Self H…