Kidsafe Family Day Care Safety Guidelines

Kidsafe Australia developed these national Safety Guidelines, to support the prevention of unintentional child injury in home-based education and care services such as Family Day Care.

Throughout the Safety Guidelines, Australian Standards are referenced to assist agencies and service providers locate recommended safety measures and specifications. Relevant and applicable Australian Standards are listed at the beginning of each risk area outlined in Section Two.

SECTION TWO includes detailed information on Risk and Safety Management, Drowning, Falls including slips and trips, Burns and Scalds, Lacerations, Cuts and Crushing, Poisoning, Other Injuries and Road Safety.

Click here to download the guidelines.