Understanding your toddler

Keeping your toddler safe

Toddlers are often injured in accidents that are preventable such as falls, traffic accidents, drowning, burns, poisoning or pet attacks.

Teaching your toddler about danger is important but it is not enough to keep them safe.

They are too young to really understand, even if they can tell you something is dangerous.

The best way to keep your toddler safe is to always supervise them. Make sure your home and yard are safe too. 

Find out more about how to keep your child safe by reading the 7 Steps to Safety on the Department of Children and Families website.

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Last updated: 11 March 2016

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