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Home safety

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Home safety for kids | Raising Children Network

Ensure home safety for kids with supervision and simple safety precautions. Get practical tips to make your home safe, fun and stimulating for your child.

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Parenting and Child Health - Health Topics - Home safety

Young children often are injured at home. Houses are designed for adults and when young children start to explore their homes they will find many places and things that could lead to harm. They need to explore their world, but they are far too young to understand what might be dangerous and they are too young to learn how to keep themselves safe.

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Home birth

Some things to consider if you are planning a home birth, safety aspects, questions to ask your midwife, plus links to trusted resources.

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Safety and first aid

Find information about safety and first aid browse by topic or A to Z.

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Camping safety - NT.GOV.AU

Advice on swimming, four-wheel drive trips, boating, fishing and lighting fires while camping in the Northern Territory.

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First aid and medical

Safety information that relates to medical and first aid topics.

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Food safety

Information on food safety and tips to reduce the risk of food poisoning.

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Environment

Information relating to the safety in the environment - floods, cyclones, disasters.

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DRSABCD action plan

The DRSABCD action plan is used to assess if a patient has a life-threatening condition and requires immediate first aid.

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First aid for sprains and strains

Information about managing and treating sprains and strains.

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