child safety

Medicines supplied without child-resistant caps – multiple brands
Medicines supplied without child-resistant caps – multiple brands March 23, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Return affected products to your pharmacy Some medicines can be toxic to children and are required to be supplied in child-resistant packaging. When these medicines are supplied in bottles, they must have a child-resistant closure (cap). Consumers and health professionals ... Read More »

Back to school anxiety for families with children affected by food allergy
Back to school anxiety for families with children affected by food allergy January 28, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

For families who have children with food allergy, the transition to school after the summer holidays can be an extremely emotional experience. A pilot study conducted by the University of Western Sydney into Starting School with Food has provided valuable ... Read More »

Smart seat to rescue kids left in cars
Smart seat to rescue kids left in cars January 4, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Summer brings a greater risk of babies or toddlers left unattended in cars – sometimes with devastating consequences. For example, last summer Ambulance Victoria paramedics rescued an average of four children a day from cars. To lessen this risk La ... Read More »

Solgar ABC Dophilus powder
Solgar ABC Dophilus powder December 8, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Related information Buying medicines and medical devices over the internet Counterfeit medicines and devices Safety advisory Certain batches of Solgar ABC Dophilus powder may pose a serious risk to your health, or the health of your child, and should not ... Read More »

Research grant to keep kids safe online
Research grant to keep kids safe online December 4, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Research investigating how to best keep young children safe online has been awarded a $365,211 Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Project grant. Professor Lelia Green and Dr Donell Holloway from ECU’s School of Communications and Arts, Professor Sonia Livingstone (London ... Read More »

New anti-bullying computer game a Safekeeper
New anti-bullying computer game a Safekeeper November 18, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A partnership between Deakin University researchers and a Melbourne-based community organisation have created a computer game designed to prevent bullying. The prototype of the new game SAFEKEEPER, will be unveiled at an event at Melbourne Zoo on Friday. Deakin School ... Read More »

Study shows parents fear stranger harm
Study shows parents fear stranger harm November 2, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

New research from La Trobe shows half of Victorian parents worry about their children coming to harm from a stranger when they are not with an adult. Almost half (48%) of Victorian parents of children aged nine to 15 are ... Read More »

Children’s Panadol 1-5 Years Colourfree Suspension Safety advisory – potential confusion in reading correct dose
Children’s Panadol 1-5 Years Colourfree Suspension Safety advisory – potential confusion in reading correct dose October 27, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The TGA has become aware that some people have expressed confusion over how to use measuring syringes supplied with Children’s Panadol 1-5 Years Colourfree Suspension. Incorrect measurements have the potential to lead to accidental overdoses. The active ingredient in Children’s ... Read More »

Childhood asthma linked to lack of ventilation for gas stoves
Childhood asthma linked to lack of ventilation for gas stoves October 9, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Parents with children at home should use ventilation when cooking with a gas stove, researchers from Oregon State University are recommending, after a new study showed an association between gas kitchen stove ventilation and asthma, asthma symptoms and chronic bronchitis. ... Read More »

Putting children first, when media sets its own rules
Putting children first, when media sets its own rules October 5, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

In an age when a significant number of parents won’t let their child walk down the street to post a letter because of “stranger danger”, it’s ironic that many pay little attention while media organisations spend hours of one-to-one time ... Read More »







 
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