Outdoor Safety

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How can parents prevent accidents?
Making sure children never play on the road, that they are supervised, they don't play with equipment, don't eat plants, dog poo is cleared,
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How can children be safe near water?
Paddling pools should not be left (babies can drown in 2.5cm), pools should be fenced off, they should be taught to swim, wear a life jacket when boating
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How can children be safe in cars?
Shutting doors with care, having child safety locks on doors, not letting children sit behind the rear seats, keeping children under control.
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What is the seat belt law?
The driver is responsible for making sure a child wears a seat belt, the child must not sit on someones lap, rear-facing seats should't be used on a front passenger seat
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What should an appropriate child restraint be? - baby carrier
Used in front or back of most cars. Baby held in by harness, carrier held in place by seat belt. Until they are 13 kg (12-15 months)
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What should an appropriate child restraint be? - child seat
Suitable for a child between 9-18 kg (9 months - 6 years). Used in front or back
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What should an appropriate child restraint be? - booster seat
Suitable for a child 15-36 kg (4-11 years). Raises the child so that the seat belt is in the correct position.
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How can children be safe near water?

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Paddling pools should not be left (babies can drown in 2.5cm), pools should be fenced off, they should be taught to swim, wear a life jacket when boating

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How can children be safe in cars?

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What is the seat belt law?

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What should an appropriate child restraint be? - baby carrier

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