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.
What’s New with the Graphene EA? The new easy to adjust headrest is designed to make sure you can adjust the headrest up or down with ease. Hassle free adjustment without uninstalling the seat. Also redesigned safety, with new hidden torso side impact protection technology (SICT) whilst maintaing the narrowest and compact installed depth and width. Combined with Thermo e ECO friendly, high performance fabric.
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.
Media Release It is nearly 10 years since the button battery-related death of Summer Steer and today another little girl lies in intensive care having been flown across the state for life saving surgery to remove yet another button battery. There has been much media...
In Australia in 2019, two infants every week died suddenly with no clear explanation. Unsafe sleeping environments may have contributed. A new industry resource, Best practice guide for the design of safe infant sleeping environments, will help prevent the death of babies. The guide provides manufacturers and retailers with information on the risks associated with infant sleep and how they can be mitigated.
It may seem obvious that floodwater is dangerous. The sheer force of water can be very destructive, destroying buildings and sweeping away cars, causing loss of life and damage to property. However, floodwater is contaminated and Emeritus Professor John Pearn warns...