4387.2 - Safety in the Home, Victoria, Oct 1998  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 24/03/1999  Ceased
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Previously: Safety in the Home, Melbourne (ISBN: 0 642 17516 0)

Contains data on a range of household risk factors, particularly for children aged 0-4 years and persons aged 60 and over. Information is collected on risk factors (such as internal stairs; dog ownership; swimming pool ownership; types of home playground equipment and surfaces below the equipment; double bunks; cots; storage of firearms; horse riding and the use of motor cycles on farms).

Also included is information on safety devices (such as childhood restraints used in conjunction with high chairs, prams, baby walkers; support rails; nightlights; electrical circuit breakers; smoke detectors; temperature controlling devices for hot water systems; safety glass; rural barrier fencing and mobility aids).