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A Parent's Guide to Home: Child safety is no accident

Homes are places where we feel comfortable and safe. But for children our homes are just not safe enough. This resource by KidSafe provides simple steps that you can take to make your home a safer place for children.

Thanks to KidSafe NSW for permission to reproduce this information.

Bringing Baby Home

This publication aims to promote safety information specifically targeting expectant parents. It provides highly accessible information about choosing equipment for safety, providing a safe environment and safe home practices, the standards symbol, legislative requirements and also making the right choice for nursery furniture and car seats. Thanks to Royal Children's Hospital Safety Centre, Melbourne for permission to reproduce this information.

Useful Phone Numbers

If your child swallows a poison such as cleaners, medications, cosmetics or batteries seek medical advice immediately - call the NSW Poisons Information Centre on 13 11 26 - 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Ambulance, Fire, Police (24 hours) - 000
Child Protection and Information Services - 13211
Kids Help Line - 1800 55 1800
Lifeline - 131 114
Parent Line NSW - 1300 1300 52
Health Direct - 1800 022 222

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This web page is managed and authorised by Strategic Communications of the NSW Department of Health. Last updated: 9 November, 2010