Keeping kids safe
Information on how to keep your children safe at home and elsewhere.
Choosing safe products and learning to use them safely can help keep your kids safe. The products below are covered by product standards.
Putting your baby to sleep safely is equally important to your child's safety. Read more in this leaflet from The University of Auckland's Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences.
Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment's booklet Keeping Kids Safe – Children's and Nursery Products [1.7MB PDF] June 2013 also has advice about what products to buy for your child and how to use them safely.
Products covered by safety standards
Cigarette lighters around children
Other products to choose carefully
Amber teething necklace
Baby bath aids
Jump, swing and play safely
Portable cots and play yards
Prams and strollers
Last updated 13 November 2013