Table 1

Overview of SOSA intervention components

Shared intervention components
  • Provision of evidence-based home safety advice

  • Monthly safety messages

  • Signposting to organisations providing home safety advice or resources

Practitioner-specific intervention componentsHealth visiting teams
  • Home safety checklist

  • CAPT and RoSPA charts*

  • Post-accident contact guidelines

Children’s centre staff
  • Safety weeks

Family mentors
  • Family mentor manual

  • *Educational charts developed by the CAPT and RoSPA were provided to HVTs for use during child health reviews.

  • CAPT, Child Accident Prevention Trust; HVT, health visiting team; RoSPA, Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents; SOSA, Stay One Step Ahead.