Child and Youth Injury in Saskatchewan 1995-1999
This report focuses on the most significant causes of injury-related hospitalizations and deaths for Saskatchewan children and youth. The most significant causes discussed in this report are falls, motor vehicle traffic, self-injury, drowning and choking, fire and flame, poison, motor vehicle pedestrian, sports, and assaults.
Gotta Brain Getta Helmet
This booklet provides safety information about helmet use for a variety of activities. It also includes an example of a young boy’s experience of a head injury.
As part of the Gotta Brain Getta Helmet booklet, view this video featuring Savannah Smith, a motocross rider from Saskatchewan. Savannah shares information about her experiences, the importance of wearing a properly fitted helmet, and how to choose a helmet.SKU: 4-220
Is Your Child Safe?
This booklet deals with important information on prevention of childhood injuries and covers such topics as baby carriers, blind and curtain cords, children’s clothing, playpens, playgrounds, safety gates, etc.Please note, we no longer stock this resource. please order directly from www.hc-sc.gc.caSKU: 4-358
Fact Sheet, 2010
Injuries are the leading cause of death for Saskatchewan children. This fact sheet defines the differences between injuries and “accidents,” outlines the causes of injuries, and identifies the different types of strategies that can be used to prevent injuries.SKU: 4-003
Million Messages: Birth to 6 Months
Information Card, 2012
The Million Messages program is the development of a comprehensive plan to standardize messages given to parents about injury by public or community health nurses. Each of these messages is simple, consistent, routine, and targets an issue that affects children at specific stages in their growth and development. The messages are developed for visits during the prenatal, newborn, two months, four months, six months, twelve months, eighteen months, and preschool periods. This program was developed by Capital Health in Alberta.SKU: 4-352