Educational Resources

Click on the images below to download our award-winning educational materials.  Copies of our ABC of Poisoning Poster, Poison Prevention Guidelines leaflets, and Poison Centre Key Fobs can be ordered online free of charge from
(search under ‘Safety and accident prevention’)

The ABC of Poisoning poster. A recommends that you always store medicine and chemicals safely. B recommends tht you always be prepared and know what to do if poisoning occurs. C recommends that you call the Public Poisons Information Line for advice and the telephone number is 01 809 2166
ABC of Poisoning Poster

– Important information on what to do in an emergency in an easy to remember format.



Poison Prevention guidelines for parents and guardians of children

Poisons Prevention Guidelines

Tips on how to keep children safe from poisoning in the home.



Information with the telephone number for the Public Poisons Line 01 809 2166 and the poisons centre website address

   Poisons Centre Key Fobs

  – Key fobs with the Poisons Centre telephone number can be kept on a key chain or stored in a wallet for convenience. Key fobs are available from under the category Safety and Accident Prevention.

Poisons Information Centre Publications – Say No to Poisons

The front vocer of the "Say NO to Poisons Book" ‘Say NO to Poisons’ Book: A children’s book featuring two short stories about two inquisitive pre-schoolers, Ben and Amy, who learn about the dangers of poisons and how to stay safe.
The front cover of a learning plan to teach young children about poisons. Learning Plan: A guide for childcare professionals, care givers, parents and guardians to help introduce poisons awareness and safety to pre-school children.
An activity sheet for children to identify what common products are poisons Activity Sheets to encourage discussion and reflective learning with pre-school children.
A colouring page for children that features a boy and girl wirh the message "Say NO to Poisons!" Colouring Page for children to complete with activity sheets
A poster of Ben and AMy, two young children who have learnt to "Say no to poisons" ‘Ben and Amy’ poster: for the classroom wall to reinforce the safety message about Poisons Awareness.
A slide show that teaches children about poisons and safety Say No to Poisons Slide show: an interactive teaching aid with photographs of household products, medicine, mushrooms, and plants. Repetition of the catchphrase on each slide helps to reinforce learning.
Safety signs for the home. A large red X shows children that something is considered dangerous. Safety signs for the home and classroom to engage children in poisons awareness exercises.
A consent form for parents that accompanies the Say No to Poisons programme for classroom environments. Parents Consent Form to accompany the Say No to Poisons programme for classroom environments.