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  1. Older people – preventing falls at home

    25 Oct 2018

    Falls are a major cause of injury for older people. Find out how you can prevent falls around your home...

  2. Pest control in the home

    18 Oct 2018

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

  3. 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...

  4. 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...

  5. Ladder Safety – Mick's story

    08 Feb 2018 Ladder Safety – Mick'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...

  6. Ladder Safety – Nick's story

    08 Feb 2018 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...

  7. Ladder Safety – Paul’s story

    08 Feb 2018 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...

  8. Water safety for children

    05 Feb 2018

    Toddlers are most at risk of drowning because they are mobile and curious but don't understand the danger of water...

  9. Swimming pools - water quality

    29 Mar 2017

    Check your swimming pool regularly to make sure the water is safe for swimming...

  10. Electric shock

    22 Dec 2016

    Always disconnect the power supply before trying to help a victim of electric shock...