Other Safety Aspects


Useful Links Intro | Other Safety Aspects | Teachers | Upper | Middle | Lower

Teachers are invited to share resources and recommended links by forwarding them to Planet ThinkSafe by email so they can be added to this section of the site. In doing so, you will be agreeing to provide the resources free of charge and on the understanding that they may be changed into a suitable format for online learning; copyright will be attributed to the forwarding teacher unless other details are included in the email.

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First Aid

First Aid Focus Program: "St John Ambulance believes every child in Western Australia should have access to vital first aid knowledge.

First Aid Focus is a FREE school program that provides first aid training to more than 65,000 students across WA each year. This community youth initiative teaches school students of all ages basic first aid skills." St John Ambulance website, Dec 2013

Farm Safety

Australian Centre for Agricultural Health and Safety

Detailed information for teachers and activities to print and photocopy for students that relate to farm safety. Water (especially dams), vehicles (including quad bikes) and animals are some of the topics. There are curriculum links (state) and suggestions of other activities that teachers may want to introduce to their class.

Farmsafe Alliance WA

Farmsafe Alliance WA is "an independent not for profit, non-government organisation encouraging and leading the way in to safer farming." (Farmsafe Alliance website, Dec 2013). It provides a lot of background information that is aimed at adults, but useful for teachers. There is also information about free interactive workshops for primary students The Safety of Young People in Agriculture. Please click on the link for more information, including contact details.

All Primary levels, divided into 4 sections: School Entry, Early, Middle and Upper Primary.

This booklet (138 pages) was published in 2008. It has many timeless activities.

Fire and Emergency Services 

 Fire Inside Out and Natural Hazards are two programs available on the Education and Heritage Classroom Resources section of the DFES website. Information about excursions and programs and a link for teachers to sign up for eletters are examples of other helpful information that is available from this website.

All school ages, including some that are appropriate for Secondary courses.

PDF documents for teachers to print and use with classes and some interactive activities.

Disaster Resilience Education for Schools

Teaching and learning activities about emergencies and natural disasters around Australia and internationally are available on the Australian Government Attorney-General's Department website. Preparing for and facts on 13 different types of disasters, digital stories, lesson plans, resources, interactive teaching tools and a WebQuest are examples of the extensive resources available on this website, or from links to other websites. Bushfires, droughts, floods, cyclones, severe storms, tsunami and volcanoes are examples of the disasters that are included.

All Primary and Lower Secondary, divided into sections: Lower, Middle and Upper Primary/Lower Secondary.

Downloadable documents (PDF and DOC), including Australian Curriculum mapping.