child safety

Beat the heat and stay healthy
Beat the heat and stay healthy January 27, 2016 (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

With the mercury rising over summer, Charles Sturt University (CSU) lecturer, Mr Joe Acker has some advice for staying healthy and safe in the heat. Mr Acker, who is a senior lecturer in paramedics based at CSU in Port Macquarie, ... Read More »

Pedestrian safety promoted through animation
Pedestrian safety promoted through animation January 24, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Victoria Police and RMIT animation students have collaborated on a campaign to promote pedestrian safety in Melbourne’s east, creating three short films targeted at the young and the elderly. RMIT lecturers Aaron McLoughlin and Simon Norton ran a studio in ... Read More »

How to survive a long, hot summer
How to survive a long, hot summer January 4, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Keep an eye on children’s water intake, carry a water bottle wherever you go and avoid travel in the hottest part of the day – that’s the advice of QUT health statistician Associate Professor Adrian Barnett as we move into ... Read More »

Fines For Dangerous Toy Retailers
Fines For Dangerous Toy Retailers December 27, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Hot on the heels of the publication of this year’s dangerous goods Christmas toys list, NSW Fair Trading has announced the successful prosecution of two retail outlets for selling non-compliant children’s toys resulting in costs and fines of more than ... Read More »

Hospital records key to preventing child injuries
Hospital records key to preventing child injuries December 26, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Almost 50% of child injures requiring treatment in emergency departments are linked to consumer products, but a lack of detailed hospital records is restricting child safety experts from identifying if a product fault or misuse is the cause, a QUT ... Read More »

Australian-first parenting intervention for personality disorders
Australian-first parenting intervention for personality disorders November 29, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A new program that helps people with personality disorders cope with the challenges of parenting was launched at UOW recently. The Project Air Strategy Parenting Program, launched on Friday 6 November by NSW Mental Health Commissioner John Feneley at the ... Read More »

Dealing with online and offline bullying
Dealing with online and offline bullying November 11, 2015 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Fast Facts Bullying is an ongoing attempt to intimidate, hurt, belittle and isolate the individual or group. Children who are more likely to bully others often experience power imbalances and aggression from those closest to them. Bullying is difficult to ... Read More »

Teaching parents how to parent
Teaching parents how to parent November 8, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Effective treatment in child protection must involve changing the behaviour of parents. This is at the heart of an early-intervention initiative aimed at working with parents as soon as they appear on the authorities’ radar. Clinical psychologists will work with ... Read More »

New data display helps track safety and wellbeing of Australia’s children and young people
New data display helps track safety and wellbeing of Australia’s children and young people October 21, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The release of a new series of ‘dynamic data displays’ from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) will better allow governments, decision makers, and members of the public to understand and track Australia’s progress in keeping children and ... Read More »

Pre-Christmas Toy Safety Checks Underway
Pre-Christmas Toy Safety Checks Underway October 20, 2015 (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

NSW Fair Trading has commenced its annual pre-Christmas toy safety checks targeting suburbs and towns across the state. Fair Trading Commission Rod Stowe said discount stores would be a focus as would ‘pop up kiosk’ traders operating in all major ... Read More »







 
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