The West Australian
The holiday period is an exciting time for children, however unfortunately this is also a time when injuries to children can increase. This time of year involves countless gatherings and celebrations where supervision of children can lapse.
Kidsafe WA and the Royal Life Saving Society WA team up to deliver child injury prevention workshops to the Wheatbelt community.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.