Kidsafe Victoria E-News June 2021

While the end of June marks the conclusion of National Burns Awareness month, the cold winter weather is here to stay for another couple of months. Don’t forget to check out our wealth of tips regarding Burns prevention and treatment, as well as downloading our Burns Safety Checklist. As we approach the end of the […]

Warning as toddler choking incidents rise

Warning as toddler choking incidents rise [Image Source: Pixabay] 17% increase in choking incidents in 2019/20 Kidsafe Victoria has issued a warning about the range of everyday items which can pose a choking hazard to children and encouraged all parents and carers to undertake a first aid course, in a bid to reduce the number […]

Kidsafe Victoria E-News November 2020

Welcome to our November e-news – hopefully, like us, you’ve enjoyed getting back to a bit of normality, with the further eased restrictions. This has enabled us to deliver 70 child car restraint checking and fitting days across 30 locations, present as part of the new pool inspector courses in Victoria and schedule our first […]

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 […]