Home Safety Links
This page provides a list of organisations whose work involves home safety in Scotland and links to their websites.
The British Red Cross is an international organisation that also provides support to people to live well and keep safe at home.
The Child Accident Prevention Trust (CAPT) is the UK’s leading charity working to reduce the number of children and young people killed, disabled or seriously injured in accidents.
Electrical Safety First is a campaigning charity that aims to reduce deaths and injuries caused by electricity in UK homes. They do this by working closely with Government, the electrical industry, manufacturers, retailers and consumer safety organisations to improve safety regulation and standards. They run media and digital campaigns to share advice and guidance with consumers that will help them to stay safe in their homes.
The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service has a dedicated home safety section on their website where you can find useful information, advice, resources and campaign information. You can also book a home fire safety visit.
SGN look after the gas pipes underground and up to your gas meter. Their website provides useful gas safety information, including about being winter ready, bogus callers and CO2 in the home.
Roar – Connections for life is a charity with a mission to reduce loneliness and social isolation in older age by enabling people to stay mobile and connected.
RoSPA’s Home Safety team provide information, advice and training on home safety in Scotland, as well as providing a monthly home safety newsletter and organising conferences and events.