Walking School Bus: A Guide for Parents and Teachers
Guide and Manual, 2010
A Walking School Bus (WSB) is a group of children (passengers) and adults (drivers and conductors) who walk to and from school along a designated, safe route. The “bus” picks up students and drops them off in the reverse order in the afternoon. This guide identifies the benefits, such as safety, environmental, and health of a WSB. It also goes through the process needed to set up a Walking School Bus.
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: Program
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: 4-357
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
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