In this section
The RCH’s Safety Centre’s mission is to reduce injury
mortality and morbidity by supporting communities to improve their health, safety and
The centre provides information and support, training and
safety promotion programs and works closely with other like-minded
organisations in the community on injury prevention projects and media
campaigns and lobbies for legislative reform to improve products, safety
standards and environmental design.
In addition to an extensive range of online resources, the
centre offers a telephone advice line during business hours on (03) 9345 5085.
People requiring individual advice on home safety or issues
such as safe transport of children with additional needs are also welcome to
make an appointment with one of our safety consultants.
The centre also assists municipalities that wish to reduce
their injury and death rates by adopting the evidence-based International Safe Communities Framework.
You can download a brochure on the Safety Centre, or our most popular resource, the Home Safety Checklist here.