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.
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
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
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: Prenatal
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: 4-351