At school

In New Zealand, injuries are the major cause of hospitalisation and death for school-aged children. The good news is that effective solutions can be put in place to prevent these injuries. This section has information for teachers and parents about keeping children safe at school.


Start Safe; Stay Safe

Start Safe; Stay Safe is a teaching resource designed to provide high school students with skills and knowledge about workplace health and safety.

Case studies

Find out how other teachers and students have worked together to improve safety in their schools.

Mates & Dates

Find out about the healthy relationships pilot programme for secondary school students.

Last updated: 14 July 2014

Last reviewed: 24 January 2014