ATVs cause more permanent disabilities and death than most other sport or recreational activities. Here are our safety tips for ATV operation.
Burns and scalds
Safety tips to prevent burns and scalds in your home, including reducing tap water temperature and installing smoke alarms.
How to keep your child safe while travelling in a motor vehicle or other modes of transportation, including how to choose the right car seat.
Learn about common choking hazards for children and see our tips to prevent your child from choking, and further tips for preventing choking in older adults.
Learn the basics about concussion: What it is, the the signs and symptoms, what should you do if you suspect a concussion, and how to treat it.
Cycling is a healthy way to travel and injury risk lessens when roads are built to protect cyclists and vehicle speed limits lowered. Read also safety tips and best practices for cyclists of all ages.
Drowning prevention tips for parents to keep children safe in bathtubs, backyard pools and play parks and water features.
Falls in children
Most fall-related injuries to children under five happen in the home. Here’s how to keep your kids safe from falls in the home.
Falls in seniors
Key strategies and resources to help older adults prevent falls and the importance of fall prevention with Canada’s aging population.
Safety tips for parents, caregivers and drivers to keep Halloween night a safe night for all.
Learn about proper helmet fitting and replacements, which helmets are safe to use and which helmets to use for which activity.
Key safety tips for parents on keeping your child safe around the house, at bed time, at play time and around electricity.
What you can do to teach children about crossing the street safely and how to determine when they can cross streets safely by themselves.
Playgrounds and play spaces
Safety features and hazards to look out for in playgrounds, safety concerns about trampolines and benefits of unstructured outdoor play and risky play.
Make your home a poison-free zone: learn how to prevent carbon monoxide poisoning and child poisoning from medications and recreational drugs such as cannabis, as well household products and personal care products.
Learn about consumer product and child safety in Canada, including the regulation of window blind and curtain cords, BPA, lead and pesticides.
Learn how to stay safe around railway tracks: see our tip sheets for kids, teens and parents.
Prevent motor vehicle collisions by reducing your driving speed, adopting best driving practices and managing distractions.
Strangulation and suffocation
Safety tips for parents to prevent strangulation and suffocation in children around the house.
Summer sports and recreation
Safety tips for baseball, boating and sailing, camping and hiking, diving, football, horseback riding, in-line skating, skateboarding, soccer and swimming.
Going on vacation? Check out our safety tips for travelling to both cold and warm weather destinations, and for travelling with children.
Safety tips to keep in mind during the winter holidays when we add candles, Christmas trees, potentially dangerous plants, fireplaces, holiday lights, entertaining and travel into our lives.
Winter outdoor safety
Learn about safe weather for children, how to prevent frostbites and how to tell whether or not ice is safe to go on.
Winter sports and recreation
Learn about how to enjoy winter by participating safely in ice hockey, ice skating, skiing and snowboarding, sledding and tobogganing, and snowmobiling.
Adult falls collection
Find resources here on advocacy, public policy, programs and initiatives, data and research, training and guidelines, as well as falls-prevention tools for seniors to use and access to professional networks.
Child falls collection
Find resources here on general fall and injury prevention, training and communities of practice, as well as statistics and infographics.
As the author of the Canadian Guideline on Concussion in Sport, Parachute has developed a wide range of resources for health professionals, education professionals, and sports organizations.
Poison prevention collection
Find data and reports, training and guidelines, and public awareness resources, as well as information on public policy, incident reporting, poison centres and other organizations.
Vision Zero collection
Find Parachute-produced blogs, case studies, infographics and videos as well as links to road safety plans in Canada. We also highlight the best tools and resources to create, implement and evaluate Vision Zero.