Kids equipment

Babies can suffer head and limb injuries when using baby exercise jumpers that have not been properly secured or cannot support enough tension. Make sure you buy a baby exercise jumper that can be securely attached to a door frame and has strong, secure laces.

Babies can suffer a range of injuries from incorrectly used or damaged slings and carriers. Make sure the product you buy is suitable for both you and your baby, and is made of heavy duty, well-wearing materials.

Infants can suffer serious injuries when unsupervised in baby walkers. Always keep an eye on your infant when they're using a baby walker and ensure hazardous areas in the house are blocked off.

Baby bath aids are not safety devices. Make sure you buy a baby bath aid that that carries the required safety warning.

Car restraints for motor vehicle occupants are compulsory. Child car restraints greatly reduce the risk of a child being injured or killed in a car accident. Make sure you buy a restraint that is suitable for your child and your car, and that meets mandatory safety requirements.

Babies can be at risk of choking or infection from old, poorly made or poorly maintained dummies. Make sure you buy dummies that cannot be easily pulled apart and discard dummies when they start showing signs of wear.
Children can suffer a range of injuries in high chairs that are unstable or lack safety harnesses. Make sure you buy a sturdy, well-constructed high chair with a five-point harness system.
Infants can suffocate when sleeping in an inclined position. Safe sleep advice recommends placing your infant to sleep on a firm, flat surface.
Playpens can cause serious injury if they tip over easily, collapse or have gaps which can trap a child’s fingers, limbs or head/neck. Make sure you buy a sturdy playpen with no dangerous gaps or pinch points and with no footholds which a child may use to climb out.
Children are at risk of a range or injuries in prams or strollers that are don't have solid components and a sturdy build. Make sure you buy a pram or stroller that meets the mandatory safety standard and always use the safety features they come with.
Babies can suffer serious injuries if they fall from rocker chairs. Always buy rockers with a five-point restraint system and sturdy construction.
There are two different types of safety gates available. Make sure you buy the gate most suitable for your needs.

Swimming and flotation aids are not safety devices and they are not designed to prevent drowning. Children must be supervised at all times when around water. Children may drown when flotation aids are used incorrectly, do not fit properly, or are faulty or not maintained. Always follow the manufacturer's instructions for safe use.