child safety

Whole-of-government approach to family violence offers hope
Whole-of-government approach to family violence offers hope April 17, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Social work and human services lecturers Dr Andreia Schineanu and Ms Robin Harvey in the CSU School of Humanities and Social Sciences in Wagga Wagga say addressing family and domestic violence needs a whole-of-government approach rather than relying on the ... Read More »

Overcoming disease complacency to improve immunisation rates
Overcoming disease complacency to improve immunisation rates March 12, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A Charles Sturt University (CSU) expert has highlighted the need to stress the severity and danger of preventable childhood diseases to parents, to improve immunisation rates. Following the third report on child immunisation rates from the National Performance Authority, Professor ... Read More »

Children on Autism Spectrum More Likely to Wander Away
Children on Autism Spectrum More Likely to Wander Away February 29, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A new study by researchers at Cohen Children’s Medical Center of New York (CCMC) suggests that more than one-quarter million school-age children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or other developmental disorders wander away from adult supervision each year. More than 26% ... Read More »

Quad bike fatalities prompt safety recommendations
Quad bike fatalities prompt safety recommendations February 23, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Australian farmers are being urged to replace their quad bikes with safer alternatives, to prevent children under the age of 16 from riding them, and to wear helmets – all in the hopes of reducing the alarming number of quad ... Read More »

Make 2016 an alcohol free year, for the kids
Make 2016 an alcohol free year, for the kids February 12, 2016 (1 votes, average: 3.00 out of 5)

Deakin University health experts are calling on parents to make 2016 an alcohol free year, for their kids. “Parents play a key role in how their kids view alcohol consumption. We therefore encourage all parents to help their kids reach ... Read More »

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 »







 
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