Alliance Position Statements

Child Safety in Cars: Rearward facing car seats for older children

ECSA, ANEC and EuroNCAP have released a joint position statement in support of rearward-facing car seats for children to age four. Rear-facing car seats provide up to five times more protection from injury than forward- facing car seats.

Read the Child Safety in Cars statement (PDF 142kb)

Tap water scalds

The European Child Safety Alliance has released a position statement and backgrounder on the danger of tap water scalds. The statement is supported by several international organisations and national partners from more than 20 European countries. Severe and life-threatening tap water scalds happen in a few seconds.

Read the Tap water scalds position statement.

Baby walkers

ECSA and ANEC have released a joint position statement and background paper about the risk of injuries to young children caused by baby walkers. The position statement is supported by ECSA and ANEC country partners, representing expert organisations from over 30 EU countries who are concerned about this product's use. In many European countries, baby walkers are linked to more injuries than any other type of nursery equipment, causing an unacceptably high number of severe falls, burns and scalds, and poisonings.

Read the Baby walkers joint position statement.

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