Tag Archives: Safety

One Size Fits All?

We often get questions from services about health and safety issues – for example, cleaning, storage, food and nutrition requirements and supervision.  Services are worried that they may be breaching regulations, that there may be something they are failing to do or understand.  This is understandable because the old regulations were often very prescriptive. However, while some aspects of the current regulations are quite detailed, like … read more

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Can you use a microwave to heat baby bottles?

We are frequently asked if services are permitted microwaves to heat baby bottles. Our answer is

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Safety for Family Day Care

Safety is a critical issue for any childcare service. For family day carers there are likely to be extra safety matters to consider in and around the home. These matters may be in addition to the extra regulations covering things like safety glass and water hazards.    The “Family Day Care Safety Guidelines” booklet published by Kidsafe NSW and has loads of information on many things including … read more

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