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.

  • Fun stuff for kidsThis page has fun games and activities for kids, which can teach them about keeping safe. Play Danger Rangers and help identify hazards around Jade’s house or Josh’s farm. Play Sportzilla to see if you have what it takes to complete the ultimate sport trial.

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.

Last updated: 20 April 2009

Last reviewed: 24 January 2014