Unintentional injuries are a leading cause of death in young children and a major reason for hospital and emergency admissions in Victoria. The most common location for injury is the home environment. The leading causes are falls, poisoning, scalds and burns. For detailed information on preventing childhood injuries, please click on the related links.
For more information talk to your Maternal and Child Health Nurse, contact the MCH Coordinator on 1300 368 333 or email us.