Child and Youth Injury in Saskatchewan 2004-2013
Child and Youth Injury in Saskatchewan 2004-2013 serves as an update to the Child and Youth Injury in Saskatchewan 1995-1999 report completed by the Saskatchewan Prevention Institute in 2002. The current report examines injury-related deaths and hospitalizations of Saskatchewan children and youth less than 20 years of age during the 10 year period of 2004 to 2013. Injury-related deaths and hospitalizations are examined overall, followed by a more detailed analysis of the ten most common causes of injury-related hospitalizations, including both intentional and unintentional injuries. The ten most common causes discussed in this report are falls, sports, intentional self-harm, assault, poisoning, motor vehicle occupant, cycling, all-terrain vehicle, and fire and burns.
Home Safety Tips: 5-9 Years
This brochure contains information on the common causes of injury for children between five and nine years of age. Injury prevention at home as well as within a community is discussed including: car seats, playgrounds, bikes and other wheels, pedestrian safety, falls, drowning, poisoning, and burns and scalds.SKU: 4-025
Million Messages: 18 Months to 4 Years
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: 4-355
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