Kidsafe Victoria E-News May 2020

May ticks off another busy month for the Kidsafe team, who have been continuing to work remotely to ensure families are kept up to date with the latest safety information and advice. Sadly, there have been a number of child injury related stories in the media this month, some of which we have shared in […]

Poisoning children

Parents Warned of Toxic Dangers Under Household Sinks

22 Victorian Children Treated in Hospital Due to Poisoning Every Week Kidsafe Victoria is urging parents and carers to conduct an audit and put in place strategies to restrict children’s access to potentially poisonous products stored under their kitchen, laundry and bathroom sinks. The call comes as statistics from the Victorian Injury Surveillance Unit show […]

Child injuries from home gym equipment

Parents Warned About Home Gym Injury Risk for Children

2 Victorian Children Treated in Hospital Every Week Due to Injuries Involving Exercise Equipment  With reports of retail stores across the country selling out of fitness equipment and many people turning to home workout solutions in the wake of gym closures due to COVID-19, Kidsafe Victoria is urging parents and carers to be extra vigilant […]