National Kidsafe Day 2017

‘Split Second’ campaign The key message this National Kidsafe Day – 24 October 2017 – is that ‘child safety is no accident.’ The majority of serious injuries that can change lives in just a split second, are preventable. A cup of hot tea or coffee left in reach of a child; backyard swimming pool gates left open; household cleaners found under the …

Safe Barriers Save Lives

Drowning is one of the leading causes of death for Australian children under 5 years of age. Statistics from the Royal Life Saving Society of Australia’s National Drowning Report show that in 2016/17, toddler drowning incidents increased by 32%. During this period, 29 Australian children aged 0-4 years drowned. The majority of these drowning incidents (45%) occurred in backyard swimming …

Kidsafe WA Launch New Farm Safety Video

The farm is a unique setting in that it is both a home and a workplace, it can offer children an endless backyard to explore, though may also be home to a number of hazards which can cause injury or death. The most common causes of childhood injury or death on the Australian farm is from drowning in dams, quad …