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  1. Babies and safety

    11 Oct 2018

    Most injuries to babies do not occur by chance - many are predictable and largely preventable...

  2. Food safety while travelling

    11 Sep 2018

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

  3. Water from natural resources

    07 Sep 2018

    Drinking untreated water, such as creek water, bore water and sometimes even rainwater can lead to illnesses including gastroenteritis...

  4. Chemicals in the home

    23 Jul 2018

    Learn how to safely store and dispose of household chemicals, and how to respond when a person is poisoned...

  5. Gas heating - health and safety issues

    17 Jul 2018

    If you service your gas heater regularly and use it correctly, it will be safe and economical to use...

  6. Baby care - moving from cot to bed

    16 Jul 2018

    Some children are unsettled the first few nights in a 'big bed'. Try to be patient, loving and reassuring...

  7. Hypothermia

    05 Jul 2018

    The early responses to hypothermia will be moving around, seeking shelter, hair standing on end (goosebumps) and shivering...

  8. Pest control in the home

    28 Jun 2018

    If you use pesticides to control pests around the house, make sure you use as little as possible...

  9. Contraception - intrauterine devices (IUD)

    16 May 2018

    An intrauterine device (IUD) is a small contraceptive device that is put into the uterus (womb) to prevent pregnancy...

  10. Asbestos and your health

    19 Mar 2018

    When asbestos fibres become airborne, people working with asbestos may inhale particles which remain in their lungs...