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Presentations to Teach Children Safety Lessons
Tuesday, October 06, 2015

Kalgoorlie Miner

Hannan’s Primary School put the focus on child safety during a presentation in the lead-up to the school holidays. Year 1 and 2 students had the opportunity to take part in two presentations from Kidsafe WA and the Royal Life Saving Society WA.

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LATEST MEDIA RELEASES
Thursday, June 22, 2017

Electrical safety will be in focus for Kimberley children when a partnership between Kidsafe WA and Horizon Power visits the region this June.

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Kidsafe WA and the Royal Life Saving Society WA team up to deliver child injury prevention workshops to the Wheatbelt community.

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Sunday, February 12, 2017

 

Over the past five years injuries to teens and pre-teens have steadily increased. As children mature, so to do their physical and cognitive abilities, however it is important to remember that children, including teens and pre-teens are not just small adults.

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Friday, February 10, 2017

New data released by Kidsafe WA, with the support of the Western Australian Department of Health shows over 18,000 injury presentations were made to the PMH ED between July 2015 and June 2016.

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Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Launched Tuesday 17 May 2016

 

 

New data released by Kidsafe WA, with the support of the Western Australian Department of Health on farm injury presentations to the PMH ED between July 2005 and June 2015.

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Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Wednesday 17 February 2016   

 

Electricity is an essential part of our lives but often it is only when the power goes out that we realise how important it is. It can also be a dangerous product, so Horizon Power has partnered with Kidsafe WA to further promote electrical safety.

 

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Tuesday, December 01, 2015

Launched Tuesday 1 December 2015

Kidsafe and AAMI present the Unconventional Oven. A demonstration designed to counter an increasing problem; despite the warnings, many Australian kids are being left unattended in cars. And the numbers are rising along with the temperature.

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Monday, November 09, 2015

Monday 9 November 2015

On average 500 children a year present to Princess Margaret Hospital Emergency Department as a result of a burn or scald, with one third of these children requiring admission into hospital. See our latest animation developed with the support of Dr Fiona Wood and The Department of Health.

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Kidsafe WA in the Media
Monday, June 26, 2017

Perth Now

 

Children are at significant risk of road injuries in Australia, with transport-related injuries one of the leading causes of death in children under the age of 15. In the 2008/09 financial year alone, there were over 7,000 injuries to Australian children under the age of 15 caused by land transport accidents.

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Sunday, April 30, 2017

Perth Now

Each year an average of 4,300 children attend the Princess Margaret Hospital Emergency Department (PMH ED) due to a sports-related injury.    

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Thursday, April 06, 2017

Australasian Parks and Leisure          

 

In 2015 Kidsafe WA developed a research project to compare the safety risks and health benefits between manufactured playgrounds and nature playgrounds within a school environment. Results showed that both manufactured and nature playgrounds are perceived to be safe or moderately safe for children.

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Wednesday, April 05, 2017

The Weekend West, West Australian Newspaper

Easter can be an accident prone time for kids, so adults are reminded not to let their guard down.

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Wednesday, February 22, 2017

The West Australian Newspaper 

 

Trampolines have overtaken football as the leading cause of sporting injuries among children arriving at Princess Margaret Hospital.

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Thursday, October 27, 2016

The Albany Advertiser

The popular Eyre Park playground at Middleton Beach designed by Josh Byrne and Associates has won the 2016 Kidsafe national award in the playspaces up to $500,000 category.

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Sunday, October 23, 2016

Perth Now     

 

TRAMPOLINING has bounced ahead of AFL as the No. 1 sporting activity causing injuries to young kids that end up with a trip to the hospital emergency department.

 

 

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Monday, December 07, 2015

News2u, Goodstart Early Learning Centre

Dr Fiona Wood OAM, Kidsafe WA, and the local fire and emergency service launched a burns prevention animation at Goodstart East Perth, Western Australia. The children learnt what to do in the event of a burn or scald by watching the animation featuring Professor Wood.

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Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Health and Medicine Liftout West Australian Newspaper

Accidents happen but keeping children safe around the home is easier with a few simple changes.

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