Safety

Children are learning about the world and their surroundings as they grown and develop so we must ensure we provide a safe haven for them. Child safety is about their health and wellbeing.

“I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for protection” Sigmund Freud

14 October, 2015

Children unattended in cars

Leaving a child unattended in a car (locked in vehicles on hot days) is one of THE most dangerous, irresponsible things that any person could do! Leaving children in cars has some shocking […]
7 September, 2015

Playgrounds

A quality and effective outdoor space has the ability to encourage children to play, create and learn in another dimension. Within the provision of providing an exciting, high quality […]
4 September, 2015

Winter car seat safety

Do you sometimes have your baby snug as a bug wrapped up in winter wear, in perhaps a jacket, and then pop them into their car seat? Safety advocates […]
16 January, 2012

Baby slings and baby carriers

Slings or baby carriers can be a fantastic alternative to a pram especially if you have a ‘fussy’ child or more than one child. They allow you to still have […]
16 January, 2012

Choosing toys

Toys are a fun and enjoyable part of a child’s day and assist with their development. Choosing toys requires careful considerations to ensure that the right and safest choice is made. Children’s […]
16 January, 2012

Bath seats aids

Bath seats and aids can be ever so helpful but they can also give carers a false sense of security. There are many ways that you can bath your […]
16 January, 2012

Baby walkers

Over recent years there has been attempts to ‘upgrade’ the safety aspects of baby walkers with the aim to reduce the risks of injury. Safety experts and health professionals strongly […]
5 January, 2012

Teaching about being lost

One second your child is there. The next second they are gone. It takes just a split second. Being lost is terrifying to a child. A child may just […]
5 January, 2012

Constant running off

Some children are children who constantly seem to make a bolt for it. Often there may be reasons why a child seems to constantly be running off. Sometimes the motive […]
5 January, 2012

Promoting child safety

It is vital we teach our children about safety. We need to move away from old terminologies such as stranger danger. We need to teach children about personal safety. Teach a child […]
5 January, 2012

Child restraint laws

Child restraint laws ensure we are all on the same page when it comes to the safety for our child when we are travelling in a vehicle. We all […]
5 January, 2012

Types of child restraints

What are the types of child restraints available? There are over 200+ varieties of car restraints available. All car restraints must adhere to the AS/NZS 1754 standard in Australia. […]
5 January, 2012

Sun safety

The suns rays are harsh in Australia. A child’s skin is extremely sensitive and vulnerable to damage and sunburn. Babies less than 6 months should be kept out of direct sunlight. Practicably […]
5 January, 2012

Swimming aids & flotation devices

Flotation devices are designed to help a child gain confidence in the water. Floatation devices are designed to aid adults with children in and around the water until they […]
5 January, 2012

Preventing drowning

A child can drown silently in as little as 5 cm of water. A child can drown in less than 2 minutes. Drowning can happen in the most unlikely circumstances. […]
5 January, 2012

Preventing burns & scalds

Did you know that a cup of tea can burn a child 15 minutes after it has been made? Babies and children’s skin is so sensitive. A babies skin […]
5 January, 2012

Home safety precautions

Half of all childhood accidents happen in the home. Taking some simple precautions can help to minimise the risks and hazards within the home. Each year approximately a staggering […]
5 January, 2012

Blind/curtain cord hazards

Loose blind/curtain cords are considered dangerous to young children because they present a strangulation hazard. Discussing ways to prevent more tragedies was imperative as generally most homes will have […]
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