child safety

Car seats
Car seats August 27, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Car seats are the best way to ensure children are safe when travelling in a car. They provide proper protection for small bodies when they are used correctly. However there are many things to consider when buying, installing and securing ... Read More »

Correct use of car seats in Australia
Correct use of car seats in Australia August 27, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A car seat or child restraint is a device which fits into the sitting space of a car to restrain a child while travelling. The top of the seat is attached to an anchor point and the bottom is held ... Read More »

Types of car seats
Types of car seats August 27, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Many different types of car restraints are available. Different types are suitable for use by babies and children up to 10 years of age. In Australia car restraints are grouped into four distinct types. There are also combination types. Using a ... Read More »

Laws governing car seats in Australia
Laws governing car seats in Australia August 27, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Using a safe car seat is not just a responsible things for parents and other adults to do when they travel in a car with children, it’s has many safety benefits and is legal requirement in all Australian States and Territories. There ... Read More »

Choosing the right car seat
Choosing the right car seat August 27, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The right car seat to choose depends on your child’s age and size. It’s important to buy the right type of child restraint, as Australian laws do not only state children up to seven years of age must travel in ... Read More »

Using a car seat correctly
Using a car seat correctly August 27, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Once you have chosen the right type of car seat for you baby or child, you’ll need to put aside time to install it correctly in your car and secure your child safely in it every time you drive. It’s not ... Read More »

Toppling furniture: Anchor it and protect a child
Toppling furniture: Anchor it and protect a child August 25, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Small children have died or suffered serious injuries from unstable furniture that has tipped over. You can help prevent death or serious injury to small children from toppling furniture. Hazards Injuries and deaths Consumer research – April 2015 Safety tips ... Read More »

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 »







 
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