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New research and information about child injury prevention. ISSN 2463-3100
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Kia Ora!

 

Welcome to the November 2016 bulletin from Safekids Aotearoa Information Service.


Please note: we've tested the links in this bulletin and they work best if you view this email in your browser. Please contact us if you have problems.

We've divided the bulletin into four sections:  All the resources in this bulletin are searchable in the Online Information Search page on the website.

This month we are profiling Safekids Home Safety Campaign publications. If you put your order in soon, you'll receive them before the Christmas break. 

To find out facts and figures about child injuries in the home environment  in New Zealand, visit the Home Safety page on our website.

HOME SAFETY CHECKLIST


The checklist is targeted primarily at community injury prevention practitioners working with families.

The checklist is available in several languages and several formats.  For details, please visit the Home Safety resources list on our website.

 

FRIDGE MAGNET



The magnet is available in English and Maori.

Dimensions of the magnet are 10cm x 10cm x 10cm.

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SAFE AS HOUSES


This publication is targeted primarily at landlords and home owners.

Hazards around the home contribute to children experiencing injuries. This guidebook outlines ways that the risk of home injury to children can be reduced, for example through good planning and design of new homes, and maintenance programmes for existing ones.

Order or download

A 1 page summary of the recommendations in this publication is also available here.
 

HOME SAFETY TOOLKIT


The flipchart is designed to be kept and re-used by health professionals who undertake home visits with families and young children. It covers several home safety related topics, presented by injury risk area and by ages and stages.

The flipchart is currently available in print format and as a PDF. 

Order print copies or download the PDF
Where available, we've included a link to the digital version of the article or document. If there's something you are interested in that's not accessible online, please contact your local public or corporate library. 

 

ANIMALS


Smith, Angela. I love my dog. [Auckland] : True Potential, 2015. - 31 p.
 

CHILDREN


Save the Children Unicef New Zealand Action for Children & Youth Aotearoa. Our rights our voices. [Wellington] : Save the Children, 2015? - 1 v.
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United Nations. Committee on the Rights of the Child. Concluding observations on the fifth periodic report of New Zealand [advance unedited version]. s.l. : UN. CRC, 2016. - 16 p.
 

 

United Nations. Committee on the Rights of the Child. Concluding observations on the report submitted by New Zealand under article 12 (1) of the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography [advance unedited version]. s.l. : UN. CRC, 2016. - 11 p.
 

CONSTRUCTION


Standards New Zealand. NZS 4223.3:2016 : Glazing in buildings - Part 3: Human impact safety requirements. Wellington : Standards New Zealand, 2016. - 52 p.
 

CYCLING


Mandic, S. et al. Attitudes towards cycle skills training in New Zealand adolescents. Transp. Res. F Traffic Psychol. Behav., 2016; 42: 217-226.
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EDUCATION


Blaikie, J. What will it take for change to happen? [ECE services]. EA : Education Aotearoa, Autumn 2016 : 18-19.
 

HEALTH AND SAFETY


Worksafe New Zealand. Introduction to the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 : special guide. Wellington : Worksafe New Zealand, 2016. - 87 p.
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HELMETS


Ministry of Transport. Cycle helmet use survey 2015. Wellington : MOT, 2015.
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PEDESTRIANS - NZ


New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) Waka Kotahi. Making safe choices when travelling to and from school by bus: For school years 1-8. Wellington : New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA), 2010. 1 booklet.
Link

 

RAIL SAFETY


New Zealand Transport Agency Safer Journeys for Children. Tracks are for trains. [Wellington] : NZTA, 2015? - 1 poster.
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New Zealand Transport Agency Safer Journeys for Children. Mo nga tereina nga ara tereina [Tracks are for trains]. [Wellington] : NZTA, 2015? - 1 poster.
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ROAD SAFETY


New Zealand Transport Agency Safer Journeys for Children. Road safety education at school. [Wellington] : NZTA, 2015? - 1 poster.
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New Zealand Transport Agency Safer Journeys for Children. Cycle safety. [Wellington] : NZTA, 2015? - 1 poster.
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New Zealand Transport Agency Safer Journeys for Children. Kia tupato i runga pahikara! [Cycle safety]. [Wellington] : NZTA, 2015? - 1 poster.
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New Zealand Transport Agency Safer Journeys for Children. Walk, scoot and skate safely!. [Wellington] : NZTA, 2015? - 1 poster.
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New Zealand Transport Agency Safer Journeys for Children. Kia tupato te hikoi me te papareti me te hupaika! [Walk, scoot and skate safely!]. [Wellington] : NZTA, 2015? - 1 poster.
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Ministry of Transport. Public attitudes to road safety. Wellington : The Ministry, 2003-2016.
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THERMAL INJURIES


Burgess, J.D. et al. Inaccurate, inadequate and inconsistent: a content analysis of burn first aid information online. Burns, 2016; ePub(ePub): ePub.
Link



WATER SAFETY


Water Safety New Zealand. Annual report 2016. [Wellington] : Water Safety New Zealand, 2016. - 59 p.

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Where available, we've included a link to the digital version of the article or document. If there's something you are interested in that's not accessible online, please contact your local public or corporate library. 
 

ANIMALS


Mannion, C.J. Graham, A. Dog bite injuries in hospital practice. Br. J. Hosp. Med. (MA Health), 2016; 77(Sup10): C165-C168.
Link
 

CAR SEATS


Safe Kids Worldwide. Car seat recalls: what every parent needs to know. Washington, D.C. : Safe Kids Worldwide, 2015. - 11 p.
Link
 

CHILD INJURY


Slee, F. Vehmeijer, M. Prevention comes first : facts & tips on how to keep your child safe and avoid severe childhood injuries : translation document 'Pas op, kijk uit!'. Spectrum, 2014? - 1 v.
 

CYCLING


Cushing, M. et al. Vision Zero in the United States versus Sweden: infrastructure improvement for cycling safety. Am. J. Public Health, 2016; ePub(ePub): ePub.
Link
 

DROWNING


Safe Kids Worldwide. Dangerous waters : profiles of fatal childhood drownings in the US 2005 - 2014. Washington, D.C. : Safe Kids Worldwide, 2016. - 26 p.
Link
 

EYES


Yardley, A.E. et al. Paediatric ocular and adnexal injuries requiring hospitalisation in Western Australia. Clin. Exp. Optom., 2016; ePub(ePub): ePub.
Link
 

FARM SAFETY


Nilsson, K. Parents' attitudes to risk and injury to children and young people on farms. Plos One, 30 June 2016.
Link
 

HAND INJURIES


Thirkannad, S.M. Mutilating hand injuries in children. Hand Clin., 2016; 32(4): 477-489.
Link
 

HOME SAFETY


Safe Kids Worldwide. Report to the Nation: protecting children in your home. Washington, D.C. : Safe Kids Worldwide, 2015. - 16 p.
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Garay, M. et al. Lawnmowers versus children: the devastation continues. Clin. Orthop. Relat. Res., 2016; ePub(ePub): ePub.
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INJURY PREVENTION


Injury Prevention Safety 2016 World Conference 18-21 September 2016 Tampere, Finland. Injury Prevention, 22, Supplement 2, September 2016. - 1 v.
 

MEDICINES


Yin, H. S. et al. Effect of medication label units of measure on parent choice of dosing tool: a randomized experiment. Acad. Pediatr., 2016; 16(8): 734-741.
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POISONING


Ferguson, R. et al. Safe Kids Worldwide. Medicine safety for children : an in-depth look at calls to poison centers. Washington, D.C. : Safe Kids Worldwide, 2015. - 19 p.
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Polat, E. et al. Evaluation of the colchicine poisoning cases in a pediatric intensive care unit: five year study. J. Emerg. Med., 2016; ePub(ePub): ePub.
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Pilgrim, J. L. et al. Fatal acute poisonings in Australian children (2003-2013). Addiction, 2016; ePub(ePub): ePub.
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Gaither, J.R. et al. National trends in hospitalizations for opioid poisonings among children and adolescents, 1997 to 2012. JAMA Pediatr., ePub(ePub): ePub.
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PREVENTION ORGANISATIONS


Safe Kids Worldwide. Summary of Safe Kids Worldwide Global Network Meeting and Safety 2016 World Conference in Tampere, Finland. s.l. : Safe Kids Worldwide, 2016. - 3 p.
 

PRODUCT SAFETY


Fowler, E. et al. Injuries associated with strollers and carriers among children in the United States, 1990 to 2010. Academic Pediatrics, 2016 Jul 9. pii: S1876-2859(16)30361-8.
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QUAD BIKES


House, T. et al. Video intervention changes parent perception of all-terrain vehicle (ATV) safety for children. Inj Prev, 2016; 22:328-333.
Link
 

ROAD SAFETY


Safe Kids Worldwide. Safe roads - safe kids : global road safety for children. Washington, D.C. : Safe Kids Worldwide, 2014. - 27 p.
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Laria del Vas, J. Monclús González, J. Ortega Pérez, J. FundacionMapfre. Road safety inspection manual for school zones. s.l. : FundacionMapfre, 2014. - 71p.
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World Health Organization. Drug use and road safety : a policy brief. Geneva : WHO, 2016. - 12 p.
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United Nations General Assembly. Improving global road safety. Geneva : United Nations, 2016. - 8 p.
Link
 

SOCIAL MARKETING


Firestone, R. et al. The effectiveness of social marketing in global health: a systematic review. Health Policy Plan., July 31, 2016.
Link
 

SPORTS INJURIES


Stead, T.S. et al. Awareness of the CDC "Heads Up!" to youth sports campaign among pediatric sports coaches: a pilot survey study. Cureus, 2016; 8(8): e755.
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Hutton, J. et al. Catastrophic cervical spine injuries in contact sports. Global Spine J., 2016; 6(7): 721-734.
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THERMAL INJURIES


Laitakari, Elina. Infant burns in Finland 1990-2010 - special emphasis on clinical characteristics and outcomes. [Unpublished Doctoral Dissertation at the University of Helsinki, Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Department of Pediatric Surgery], 2015. 
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TRAMPOLINE PARKS


[Australian Trampoline Parks Association]. Code of practice for design, manufacture, installation, operation, maintenance, inspection and structural or major modification of trampoline parks. [s.l.] : The Association, 2014. - 54 p.
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Mulligan, C. S. Adams, S. Brown, J. Paediatric injury from indoor trampoline centres. Injury Prevention, Online First; 0; 2016 : 1-3.
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WATER SAFETY


Safe Kids Worldwide Nationwide. Keeping kids safe in and around water : exploring misconceptions that lead to drowning. Washington, D.C. : Safe Kids Worldwide, 2016. - 27 p.
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