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Road Toll Approach Need to Cut Injuries In the Home

… it is estimated that 320,000 children under the age of 15 are treated in hospital as a result of accidents, many of which are sustained within their homes and are preventable… . Australia has become a contradiction in personal safety with extensive attention being paid to work, road safety and sporting safety, however, people become [...]

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Home Safe Investment Cost Guide Launched By the Homesafe Group.

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Is Your Home Safe? Get the Free Check List

You can view and download the guide here.

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Design Your Home For Safety and Add Value

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Safety group warns on child stair dangers

Australian home safety organisation Homesafe Group has today warned parents and grandparents that toddlers may be in danger from unsafe stairs and incorrectly installed stair barriers and gates. Child safety expert Melissa Abalo said that statistics from Homesafe’s child safety home inspections show that 10 per cent of Australian homes have stairs that do not [...]

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Architects warn: check your deck and save lives!

As the weather warms up, households across Australia are spring-cleaning and preparing for the summer holidays. The change in season brings much entertaining, relaxing and family time – is your house ready for it? Architects around the country are warning homeowners that now is the time to check any decks, balconies or outdoor areas. “Australians [...]

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Child wellbeing experts echo governments’ demands for dog safety

As governments around the country call for a ban on dangerous dog breeds, child safety experts are again warning parents to be careful with pets. The Australian Vet Association has a policy of allowing one ‘free’ bite before the animal is put down – but it could be that one bite that causes injury, or [...]

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Parents, don’t let the 2012 Olympics involve a sprint to the hospital!

The Olympics are here and there’s no better time to encourage children to be active. But parents are being reminded that youngsters’ attempts to mimic Stephen Hooker or the Russian gymnastic team aren’t child’s play. Each year, thousands of youngsters end up in hospital after injuring themselves at home. The latest statistics from Monash University’s [...]

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Architects launch Home Safety Renovation program

A prominent group of Australia’s architects have today launched a national home renovation program aimed at providing Australian families with renovations and improvements that promise to make homes safer for children, adults and seniors – as well as providing first class sustainable economical designs and good capital gains opportunities. Concept founder, architect Robert Caulfield, said [...]

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Child road safety warning as school holidays near

School holidays are approaching and for many families, that means hitting the road to take a break out‐of‐town. Along with the colouring books, snacks, water, music and other car trip items, child safety experts are reminding parents not to leave caution at home either. The latest statistics from Monash University’s Victorian Injury Surveillance Unit reveal [...]

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