1. School Age

Safety

Up to 10-11 years, kids need help to be safe near cars.
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    Get illustrated steps to CPR for children. Our guide shows you how to do rescue breathing and chest compressions. You can print it out for easy reference.

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    This illustrated guide to indoor home safety for kids has information on smoke detectors, safety glass, poisons, safety gates, sharp items and blind cords.

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    This illustrated guide to outdoor home safety for kids has information on keeping kids safe around pools and spas, sun safety and safety in the garden.

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    Adult supervision at all times is the key to water safety and drowning prevention when kids are around dams, ponds, swimming pools, beaches and lakes.

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    First aid for burns and scalds starts with checking how bad the burn is. If you’re not sure, get medical help. Also treat the burn with cool running water.

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    What would you do if a child was choking? This essential guide explains signs of airway blockages and takes you through choking first aid for children.

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    Read this guide for simple, practical safety tips for handling household poisons and reducing the risk of children poisoning themselves around your home.

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    Children can come across dangerous people or content online. Use our internet safety tips to help children manage online risks and enjoy using the internet.

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    Never leave children alone in hot cars. It gets dangerously hot very quickly inside cars, putting kids at risk of dehydration, heatstroke and even death.

Raising Children Network is supported by the Australian Government. Member organisations are the Parenting Research Centre and the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute with The Royal Children’s Hospital Centre for Community Child Health.

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