Safety Fact Sheets
The fact sheets are for educational purposes only. Please consult with your doctor or other health professional to make sure this information is right for your child.
All of the factsheets are in PDF format. If you are unable to view them you can download the free viewer from the Adobe website.
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For Further Written Information
The bookshop area of Kids Health holds many publications relating to heatlh and safety issues as well as offering the availability of a reference library with borrowing facilities for your use.
Our booklist can be accessed at: http://kidshealth.chw.edu.au/book-shop
Kids Health also has a range of safety products that are available for purchase and are available at: http://kidshealth.chw.edu.au/safety-products-for-sale
Permission to reproduce and use these fact sheets is not required.
Fact sheets must be used as published by The Children’s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney Children’s Hospital and Kaleidoscope Hunter Children’s Health Network with no alterations. It is permissible to add your organisations logo but such additions must not change the fact sheets in any way what so ever including the position of the hospital logos.
Fact sheets which have been modified in anyway may not carry the hospital logos or imply authority from the hospitals.
The following acknowledgement line needs to be added to the document where the fact sheet is being reproduced:
“The Insert name of your organisation acknowledges the co-operation of The Children’s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney Children’s Hospital and Kaleidoscope, Hunter Children’s Health Network in making this fact sheet available.”
Please email Erin.Simmonds@health.nsw.gov.au for any queries relating to linking or reproducing the fact sheets.
Safety Fact Sheets
|Balconies, Balustrades and Stairs|
|Home safety checklist|
|Stoves and ovens|
|Bites and stings|
|Child car restraints|
|Off-road vehicle safety|