Poison safety


Did you know that just under 50 Australian children are rushed to hospitals across the country every week because of poisoning? And did you know that nearly all childhood poisonings take place at home?

No? Then we highly recommend to check out the link below and read up on this very important safety topic to find out how to best store medicines, chemicals and cleaning products safely and please jot down the number for the Poison Information Centre – it’s 13 11 26!

https://raisingchildren.net.au/babies/safety/poisons/preventing-poisoning

At Buttercups Childcare & Kindy we have strict policies and procedures in place to provide a safe environment for your child e.g. medication in lockable boxes in the fridge, cleaning products stored out of children’s reach etc. as your child’s safety and well-being is our top priority!