Child Injury Prevention Programming and Action Guide
Guide and Manual, 2017
The Child Injury Prevention Programming and Action Guide provides information about the importance of injury prevention, why children are more at risk of injury, and how to develop and implement an injury prevention strategy. This resource was developed for community-based programs to use in their work with families to prevent child injury, but it will be of interest to anyone who works with caregivers and children. Adapted with permission from Parachute Canada’s Introduction to Child Injury Prevention (ICIP) online resource.
Fact Sheet, 2010
Drowning can happen swiftly and silently. In Saskatchewan, drowning is the leading cause of death due to injury among children birth to four years of age and is the second leading cause of death due to injury among children five to nine years of age. The fact sheet outlines ways to assist you in protecting your family from drowning. Ideal for families and professionals working in the area of child safety.SKU: 4-500
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
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