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Fatigue is one of the most significant risk factors in rural road deaths according to a recent analysis of crashes involving dairy farmers and their employees.
Safekids Aotearoa and the Child and Youth Mortality Review Committee (CYMRC) are encouraging families to celebrate Children's Day by assessing how safe their children are at home, on the road, around moving vehicles, and in the presence of alcohol.
Figures released by the Child and Youth Mortality Review Committee (CYMRC) show fewer deaths of babies and young people.
As people gather with families and friends or head off to the beach this summer, there’s a reminder to take extra care with the safety of babies and young children.
Associate Health Minister Jo Goodhew has today, on Safe Sleep Day, welcomed a decline in sudden unexpected death in infancy (SUDI).
Put babies to sleep on their backs and make sure their faces are clear of bedding – those are two of the messages for parents during Safe Sleep Day today.
With one of the highest rates for SUDI in New Zealand the Northland DHB (in conjunction with the regional Child Health Network and Whakawhetu) has produced four television commercials promoting SUDI prevention.
The Health Quality & Safety Commission congratulates Housing New Zealand for its award-winning work on improving the safety of the driveways in its houses.
The September 2013 edition of Safekids is now available online.
A new report highlights the need to intervene early to prevent unintentional deaths from poisoning in young people.