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  1. 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...

  2. Gas heating - health and safety issues

    29 Mar 2018

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

  3. Asbestos and your health

    19 Mar 2018

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

  4. Bites and stings – first aid

    Bites and stings – first aid

    If you are bitten or stung by an insect or animal, apply first aid and seek medical treatment as soon as possible...

  5. Workplace safety - hazardous substances

    20 Feb 2018

    A hazardous substance can be inhaled, splashed onto the skin or eyes, or swallowed...

  6. Workplace safety - dangerous goods

    20 Feb 2018

    Dangerous goods are objects or substances that are potentially harmful to people or the environment, such as explosives or chemicals...

  7. Workplace safety - confined spaces

    20 Feb 2018

    Around 60 per cent of people killed in confined spaces were trying to rescue someone else...

  8. Baby care - moving from cot to bed

    13 Feb 2018

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

  9. Hot weather and child safety

    13 Feb 2018 Hot weather and child safety

    Babies and children can quickly lose body fluids in hot weather, which can lead to dehydration...

  10. Child safety in the car

    12 Feb 2018

    Taking care to restrain children correctly while travelling in a car is the best way to prevent injuries...