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  1. After a flood – animal and insect related hazards

    16 Sep 2016

    When returning to a flood-affected area, remember that wild animals, including rats, mice, snakes or spiders, may be trapped in your home, shed or garden...

    Tags:
    • Safety,
    • Safety - Fire, flood and other disasters,
    • Environmental health - Bushfires, floods and extreme weather,
    • Environmental health - Environmental health basics,
    • Environmental health,
    • Flood
  2. After a flood - returning home safely

    16 Sep 2016

    When returning to your home after a flood, take precautions to reduce the possibility of injury, illness or disease...

    Tags:
    • Safety,
    • Safety - Fire, flood and other disasters,
    • Environmental health - Bushfires, floods and extreme weather,
    • Environmental health - Environmental health basics,
    • Environmental health,
    • Flood
  3. Ladder Safety – Nick's story

    12 Sep 2016 Ladder Safety – Nick's story

    Injuries associated with ladder falls have been steadily increasing in Australia, especially among men aged 60 years and older doing work in and around the home...

  4. Ladder safety – Mick’s story

    13 Sep 2016 Ladder safety – Mick’s story

    This story is about Mick, an active retiree who fell from a DIY structure he had set up in order to trim a hedge...

    Tags:
    • Safety - Safety in and around the home
  5. Ladder Safety – Paul’s story

    13 Sep 2016 Ladder Safety – Paul’s story

    Paul was sanding the exterior of his house when he overreached and fell more than two metres from his ladder...

    Tags:
    • Safety - Safety in and around the home
  6. Ladder safety matters

    06 Sep 2016

    When using a ladder, make safety matter...

    Tags:
    • Safety,
    • Safety - Safety in and around the home,
    • First Aid,
    • First Aid - Emergency situations
  7. Food safety while travelling

    30 Aug 2016

    Travelling, eating and drinking go together but unfortunately, traveller's diarrhoea and other food-related illnesses can sometimes come along for the ride...

    Tags:
    • Travel and holidays - Travel and holiday basics
  8. The dangers of sitting: why sitting is the new smoking

    08 Aug 2016

    The less sitting or lying down you do during the day, the better your chances for living a healthy life...

    Tags:
    • Work - Work health basics,
    • Work,
    • Keeping active,
    • Keeping active - Getting started,
    • Keeping active - Keeping active basics
  9. Child safety – road safety

    23 May 2016

    As they grow and develop, and with the help of adults, children become increasingly aware of how they can manage their own safety, and become safer road users...

    Tags:
    • Safety,
    • Safety - Child safety,
    • Safety - Travel and transport safety,
    • Parents,
    • Parents - Child safety,
    • Babies and toddlers (0-3),
    • Babies and toddlers (0-3) - Safety,
    • Children (4-12),
    • Children (4-12) - Safety
  10. Why immunisation is important

    18 May 2016

    Immunisation saves lives. It protects you, your family and your community. And it also helps protect future generations by eradicating diseases...

    Tags:
    • Immunisation - A-Z of immunisations and vaccines,
    • Immunisation - Immunisation basics,
    • Immunisation - Immunisation throughout life,
    • Immunisation - Common concerns