About the Safety Centre

  • The Royal Children's Hospital Community Information team (formerly Safety Centre) provides information on safety promotion and injury prevention. Utilising clinical knowledge from hospital staff, experience and up-to-date data, the Community Information team educates the community on ways to prevent unintentional injury, covering topics such as: car and road safety, poisoning prevention, burns and scalds prevention, falls prevention, water safety, outdoor safety, choking prevention and home safety.

    The service provides information and advice, sale of safety products and collaborative health promotion initiatives. A directory of organisations that provide information on injury prevention and safety promotion is also available on the website. We work closely with external community organisations on projects and media campaigns to continue to improve the health and wellbeing of children and adolescents.

    In addition to online resources, the Community Information team offers a telephone advice line during business hours on (03) 9345 5085 or can be contacted via email at Safety.Centre@rch.org.au.