With August and the planting season fast approaching, have a look at the ‘Grow Me Safely’ website by Kidsafe NSW. ‘Grow Me Safely’ is a fun and informative guide on how to keep your kids safe in the garden, with tips on what plants to buy and advice on what you should avoid.
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Flammable Pyjamas: how to keep your kids safe this winter.
Late last year, a major clothing retailer was sued by the ACCC for producing and selling children’s pyjamas made from flammable fabrics. Health NSW have developed this buying guide to help you purchase fire safe pyjamas for your children.
Could your clean hands be making you sick?
Better Health Victoria explains why we should think twice before using antibacterial products in and around the home, as overuse could cause multi-antibiotic-resistant bacteria. The article advocates the use of soap, warm water and plain detergent in keeping you and your family clean and healthy.
Play it safe! How to make sure you’re buying the right toys for your kids
CHOICE has exposed a whole bunch of unsafe children’s toys on the market. In this article, CHOICE provides a toy safety checklist, offering you smart tips and things to keep in mind when next toy shopping.
Five steps to a greener and safer clean
Check out this 5 step guide to buying cleaning products you can trust. These ‘fresh green clean’ tips highlight the kinds of products that are simple and safe, have minimal risk of triggering Asthma or chemical sensitivities, minimise transport and packaging, are suitable for grey water use and provide proof of claims.