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  • Preventing child pedestrian injuries and deaths arising from vehicle-child accidents in domestic driveways: An action research project

    Cowley, Natalie Anne; Nicholls, Mark; Parkinson, Helen; Swain, David (Department of Societies and Cultures, University of Waikato, 2005)
    This research was a three-fold investigation into the viability of previous recommendations for vehicle-related child driveway accident safety . Firstly, the groups most at risk of these types of accidents were determined ...
  • Preventing hot beverage scald injuries to young children

    Dekrout, Heidimarie; Morgans, Blair; Swain, David (Department of Societies and Cultures, University of Waikato, 2003)
    The focus of the research proposal was two-fold: to analyse the emphasis placed on hot beverage scald injuries to under five year olds in current public education material for parents and caregivers; and to make practical ...
  • A report on child cycling safety

    Snape, Holly; Bennett, Ursula; Selket, Kyro; Balloch, Rowan; Swain, David (Department of Societies and Cultures, University of Waikato, 2001)
    The research project identifies and examines various issues related to the cycling safety of urban school children in Hamilton aged between eight and 15 years of age in Hamilton. The report outlines, discusses and evaluates ...
  • A report on child safety and dog attacks

    Bennett, Ursula; Snape, Holly; Swain, David (Department of Societies and Cultures, University of Waikato, 2000)
    The research investigated the issues involving dog attacks on children, specifically by dogs known to the child. The report identifies the circumstances and conditions which may result in an attack by a family dog. This ...
  • Stories with happy endings: Preventing pet dog attacks on children

    Carter, Jennifer; Swain, David (Department of Societies and Cultures, University of Waikato, 2008-04)
    This 2007-8 CAPFNZ Summer Research Scholarship had as its objective the identification of valid and reliable guidelines for safe interaction between children and pet dogs in their homes or known to them and their incorporation ...