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HealthInfo Canterbury

Keeping your child safe

bike helmetChildhood injuries are common. Thankfully most of these are minor. But every year in New Zealand tamariki (children) are badly injured or die in accidents, some of which could have been prevented.

Quick tips to prevent injuries to tamariki children include:

In the pages below, learn what you can do to help prevent your tamariki getting injured.

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Written by HealthInfo clinical advisers. Last reviewed January 2022.

See also:

Emergency help

First aid

Medicines for children

Preventing burns

Protect your children from second-hand smoke

Page reference: 102815

Review key: HIPCI-102815