NEW PARTNERSHIP FOR CHILD SAFETY CHARITY AND LEADING SAFETY PROVIDER


Children's safety charity will work with a provider of child safety products to help imptove child safety.


[UKPRwire, Tue Apr 28 2009] The Children’s Safety Education Foundation (CSEF) today announced a partnership with a leading provider of child safety products, Fingershield (UK) Limited.

Fingershield and its sister Company, Simple Safety Solutions, is a leading provider of child safety products to schools and nurseries in the UK. The partnership will run for one year initially and during this time, CSEF and Fingershield will undertake a drive to raise awareness of safety in the home.

The announcement follows a period of discussion between the two organisations as to how their products and resources could be made available to a wider population. The collaboration will help to increase awareness of Fingershield’s products while raising funds for CSEF.

On announcing the partnership, John McNamee, Chief Executive, CSEF comments: “We are very excited about the possibilities that will arise from this partnership, which will unquestionably be beneficial to both organisations. We have shared goals and the combined forces of both organisations will create an ideal platform to educate young people, schools and families about preventative safety education through new and existing channels. This collaboration demonstrates how CSEF continues to be the leading facilitator in the delivery of child safety education in the UK.”

Paul O’Carroll, Managing Director, Fingershield UK says: “Fingershield is delighted to be supporting CSEF, a charity which works hard to improve child safety. It is an exciting venture for us and one which will not only raise money for a worthy cause but will also enable us to make our products accessible to more people.”

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Notes to editors

1. CSEF is a national charity founded in 2004 which aims to help deliver preventative safety education to every child in the United Kingdom. CSEF exists to enable children and young people to make positive life choices in areas of risk and danger through education, knowledge and understanding. Since its inception, the charity has reached over one million children. For further details visit www.csef.net.

2. Fingershield (UK) Limited is a family owned business established in 1999. The Fingershield product is a simple device that provides finger protection by covering the gap on the hinge side of a door when it is open. When used in conjunction with the Rearshield device, finger-trapping accidents are completely eliminated. For further details visit www.fingershield.co.uk and www.simplesafetysolutions.com

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