Fact Sheet, 2005
Every year in Saskatchewan, children between the ages of one and nine years are hospitalized due to playground injuries. This fact sheet outlines the steps parents can take to protect their children. Includes a checklist for ensuring their local playgrounds are safe and well-maintained.
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: 12 to 18 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: 4-354
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