Children in cars

Children in cars

For all medical emergencies dial Triple Zero (000) immediately and ask for Ambulance

Leaving a child unattended in a car can be fatal as motor vehicles can heat up to extreme temperatures in a very short time.

Note the following advice to keep your children safe.

If you find a distressed child locked in a car dial Triple Zero (000) immediately and ask for Ambulance.

Heat can kill
No matter how quick you think you are going to be, NEVER leave a child unattended in a car. Always take your child with you. The temperature inside a car can soar to over 50 degrees within a few minutes.

Children in cars
Leaving a child unattended in a car can be fatal as motor vehicles can heat up to extreme temperatures in a very short time. Note the following advice to keep your children safe.

  • A parent may be standing in a cool breeze nearby and not realise their child is suffering in a car.
  • Know your vehicle’s locking system.
  • If it is safe to do so, open a door of the vehicle.
  • Stay with the child until the ambulance arrives.

First aid courses
Australia First Aid Services encourages everyone to learn first aid. This can give you the confidence to assist when someone is injured or ill. To enrol in a first aid course contact us on 1300 845 477

This information is a guide only on the understanding that the Australia First Aid Services shall have no liability arising by reason of any person using or relying on the information and whether caused by reason of any error, negligent act, omission or misrepresentation in the information or otherwise.

For further information or class bookings please contact:

Australia First Aid Services on 1300 845 477

For all medical emergencies dial Triple Zero (000) immediately and ask for Ambulance