KEEPING QUEENSLAND KIDS SAFE
Kidsafe Qld’s mission is to reduce childhood accident rates by raising awareness of injury trends and providing practical, evidence-based injury prevention strategies and services to keep kids safe at home, on the road and at play.
Tragically, 75 Queensland children die annually from unintentional injury. Additionally, there are more than 16,000 hospitalisations and over 92,000 visits to the Emergency department.
Statistically most childhood injuries occur in the family home.
Kidsafe Qld stocks a range of home safety products to help you keep one step ahead. Products like the Mickey Haha, an easy to install cover to keep power plugs away from little fingers.
Kidsafe Qld offers an independent playground inspection service, suitable for playgrounds operated by councils, private businesses, schools and child care centres.
HOW CAN WE HELP YOU?
CHILD CAR SEAT HIRE
Short and long term available. Hire fee includes fitting and training.
We are an NDIS registered provider and offer consultations.
SERVICES & TRAINING
Child car seat fitting, playground inspections & home safety for parents.
RESOURCES & SAFETY ADVICE
Safety advice for staying safe at home, on the road and at play.
JOIN OUR EMAIL LIST
Our quarterly newsletter is designed for parents and carers wanting to receive seasonal safety advice, product recalls and news. You can also subscribe to specific lists relating to playground inspections, child car restraint training or corporate partnerships.
By subscribing to our lists, you consent to receiving emails from Kidsafe QLD. You can unsubscribe at any time.
Most injuries suffered by children happen in and around the home.
Falls during play are the leading cause of childhood injury requiring hospitalisation.
In Australia, transport injuries are the most common cause of child injury death.
ABOUT KIDSAFE QUEENSLAND
We are a not-for-profit, non-government organisation with a vision for a safer world for our kids at home, at play and on the road. For more than 40 years, we have been keeping kids out of hospital by teaching parents and caregivers how to prevent injuries with evidence based, practical safety advice. We have travelled the safety journey with over 20,000 Queensland families and the conversation always starts when baby arrives.
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