child safety

Recall of ‘Inside Out’ Event Cinemas cup
Recall of ‘Inside Out’ Event Cinemas cup July 28, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is publishing a voluntary recall of the 15,000 ‘Inside Out’ illuminated cups that were sold as part of a promotion. The products were sold at Event Cinemas in NSW, QLD, SA, WA, ACT and ... Read More »

Food allergy study needs parents of young children
Food allergy study needs parents of young children July 20, 2015 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

University of Southern Queensland (USQ) researchers are inviting parents of children under two years of age to participate in a study on food allergies. Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Jan Thomas said USQ was currently seeking parents with children aged 0-24months ... Read More »

No change to hot water bottle mandatory safety standard
No change to hot water bottle mandatory safety standard July 16, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The ACCC has completed its review of the mandatory safety standard for hot water bottles and concluded it should be maintained in its current form. The review found widespread industry compliance with the mandatory standard and that many suppliers choose ... Read More »

Recall on Chemmart and Pharmacy Choice Children’s Ibuprofen and Paracetamol – risk of plastic fragments breaking from bottle and being ingested
Recall on Chemmart and Pharmacy Choice Children’s Ibuprofen and Paracetamol – risk of plastic fragments breaking from bottle and being ingested July 15, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Consumers and health professionals are advised that Symbion, in consultation with the TGA, is recalling six batches of ibuprofen and paracetamol products after it was identified that the bottle grooves that secure the lids on these products could break off ... Read More »

Cotton wool kids have say on school playground safety
Cotton wool kids have say on school playground safety July 14, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

CDU lecturer Dr Brendon Hyndman recently interviewed school students about playground safety influences. A culture of risk anxiety could be causing teachers and parents to wrap school children in cotton wool, according to a Charles Darwin University researcher. International Graduate ... Read More »

Crushing end for dangerous toys
Crushing end for dangerous toys June 30, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The Andrews Labor Government is putting Victorian traders on notice to keep banned or unsafe toys off their shelves, or risk hefty fines of up to $1.1 million. Minister for Consumer Affairs, Jane Garrett, recently assisted in destroying more than ... Read More »

How to keep kids safe online
How to keep kids safe online June 2, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

An expert in how young people interact with the internet and video games will deliver the first talk in The West Australian ECU Lecture Series. ECU Professor of Communications Lelia Green will speak on the topic Kids, video games and ... Read More »

Take My Hand: Campaign to improve child pedestrian safety
Take My Hand: Campaign to improve child pedestrian safety June 1, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Parents are being urged to take their child’s hand when walking as part of a new road safety campaign launched today (Friday May 8), aimed at reducing child pedestrian injuries and deaths when crossing roads or in carparks. The Take ... Read More »

Latest update on medicines supplied without child-resistant caps – additional product is recalled
Latest update on medicines supplied without child-resistant caps – additional product is recalled May 19, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Consumers and health professionals are advised that a further product has been affected by the below issue. Certain batches of methotrexate 2.5 mg tablets in bottles of 30, marketed as DBL Methotrexate Tablets, are being recalled. Further information regarding this recall ... Read More »

Danger in Using Sitting and Carrying Devices for Sleeping Infants
Danger in Using Sitting and Carrying Devices for Sleeping Infants May 13, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Sleep-related deaths are the most common cause of death for infants 1-12 months of age. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that infants sleep on their back on a firm mattress, without loose bedding. However, many parents use sitting or ... Read More »







 
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