This program helps parents and caregivers learn how to prevent injuries and keep children safe. Click here to view. Produced in 2011, parents and caregivers will learn about preventing falls, burns and scalds, poisoning, choking, also safety in the car, product safety, water safety and safe sleeping. The video can be viewed in "play all" mode or viewed by injury prevention topic.
24 pages. This booklet,written in plain language, and using
images from the Give Your Child a Safe Start
video, help reinforce safety messages found
in the video, described above.
Not sure how to make your home safe and injury free for your child? Safe Start's Home Safety Checklist can help. The checklist is also available in:
Stay warm and safe with Safe Start's Fireplace Safety Tips (updated March 2011)
Fireplace safety tips also available in:
Active and Safe Choose your activity, be informed, prevent injury, stay active and safe.
BC Drug and Poison Information Centre For drug and poison prevention tips and 24 hour toll-free advice.
BC Injury Research and Prevention Unit This research program based at Children's works with communities across BC to implement injury data collection and control strategies.
Brain Trust Canada A progressive community rehabilitation agency dedicated to maximizing independence, capitalizing on natural support systems and being a leader in injury prevention initiatives.
Canada Safety Council Canada’s voice and resource for safety.
Caring for Kids An excellent resource for parents on childhood injury prevention, sun safety, health, and disease prevention. Developed by the Canadian Pediatric Society.
The Community Against Preventable Injuries A province-wide, multi-partner organization designed to raise awareness, transform attitudes, and ultimately change behaviours.
Concussion Awareness Training Tool (CATT) is an online site of modules for professionals, parents, coaches and caregivers to recognize, diagnose, treat, and manage concussion at all ages and stages.
Parachute A national, charitable organization, formed in July 2012, which unites the former organizations of Safe Communities Canada, Safe Kids Canada, SMARTRISK and ThinkFirst Canada into one strong leader in injury prevention.
St. John’s Ambulance this site offers information on first aid training and safety.