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Kidsafe WA’s Safety Island is Live!

Kidsafe WA’s latest child injury prevention resource is now live. Safety Island is an interactive e-learning tool designed for primary school students to learn about preventing injuries. By providing students with simple and practical steps, students can learn how to keep themselves and others around them safe.

Schools are an ideal location to promote awareness of childhood injury prevention methods to ensure Western Australian children become healthy adults. Following injuries that happen at home, schools are the second most common location for childhood injuries, with almost half of injury-related hospital presentations being primary school-aged children. Safety Island forms part of Kidsafe WA’s school safety program providing up-to-date injury prevention resources to primary school students and teachers.

Safety Island takes students on a journey through four modules covering safety at home, on the road, at play and on the farm. Each module provides fun and engaging content for children that links to the Western Australian Curriculum for Pre-Primary to Year 3, providing teachers with a structured plan to deliver in class during a regular health lesson.

Thanks to the user-friendly design of Safety Island, teachers can facilitate a class lesson on safety and injury prevention in two formats. Modules can be accessed through a web browser and completed as a whole class lesson, or students can individually complete modules on iPads and other smart devices. At the end of each module, students can complete a short quiz to test their knowledge of injuries and how to stay safe.

To support the delivery of Safety Island, Kidsafe WA has developed a Teacher’s Guide, providing information on how to facilitate modules in a classroom and additional information to support student learning. Kidsafe WA plans to continually develop and expand Safety Island as a valuable teaching resource for WA primary schools. To stay updated on new features and additional modules, subscribe to our Safety Island Mailing List.

To access Safety Island, visit

For more information, please contact or call (08) 6244 4887.

Safety Island was developed in partnership with relevant injury prevention and health organisations and in consultation with primary school teachers and students.

Supported by the Department of Health Western Australia