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Water safety for babies

Babies can drown in as little as 5cm (two inches) of water. Drowning is silent so you won’t necessarily hear any noise or struggle.

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Drowning and water safety - NT.GOV.AU

Read about how to stop children from drowning at your home.

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Drowning prevention and water safety | Kids Health

Drowning is still one of the main causes of death in children under the age of five. If children aren't supervised closely in or around water, they can drown quickly in just a few centimetres of water.

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Bathroom safety tips for babies & kids | Raising Children Network

Drowning and scalds are the main risks for babies and children at bath time. Bathroom safety starts with supervision and careful checks of bath temperature.

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Water safety for kids | Raising Children Network

Close adult supervision at all times is the key to drowning prevention and water safety for kids around dams, ponds, swimming pools, beaches and lakes.

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Water safety - MyDr.com.au

In Australian waterways in the 12 months to 30 June 2017, 291 lives were lost to drowning. Here are some water safety tips for use at swimming pools, inland waterways and the beach.

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Swimming & flotation aids | Product Safety Australia

Swimming and flotation aids are not safety devices and they are not designed to prevent drowning. Children must be supervised at all times when around water. Children may drown when flotation aids are used incorrectly, do not fit properly, or are faulty or not maintained. Always follow the manufacturer's instructions for safe use.

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Children and sun safety - NT.GOV.AU

Keep your children safe from the sun.

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Choking, suffocating and children - NT.GOV.AU

Find out what you can do to lower the chance of your child choking or suffocating at home.

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Pool safety

All domestic swimming pools and spas are required by Queensland law to have a properly installed and functioning pool fence and self latching gate.

Read more on Queensland Health website

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