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revised December 16, 2011

Do you know what these symbols mean?
Contact:
Health Canada

Phone: 416-973-4705
Fax: 416-973-1746

Website: www.hc-sc.gc.ca/index_e.html

Provides safety tips for parents concerning what different dangerous symbols are and mean.
Is your Child Safe?
 

Contact:
Health Canada

Phone: 416-973-4705
Fax: 416-973-1746

Website: www.hc-sc.gc.ca/index_e.html

Safety features to be aware of when buying and using toys, equipment and furniture made for babies and young children.

Child Identification Record
 

Contact:
Brampton Safe City Association

Phone: 905-793-5484
Fax: 905-458-7402

Website: www.bramptonsafecity.ca

Parents can provide information about a child that can be used by Police should the child go missing.

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Safety Cards for Kids
Contact:
The Co-operators Insurance

Phone: 1-800-265-2612
Fax: 519-826-0925

Website: www.cooperators.ca

Questions and answers concerning a variety of safety issues for children.

Services for Children

Contact:
Government of Canada

Phone: 1-800-O-Canada

Website: www.canada.gc.ca

A guide to Government of Canada services for children and their families. This booklet includes statistics and relevant Websites.

Keep your Child Safe

Contact:
Canadian Paediatric Society

Phone: 613-526-9397
Fax: 613-526-3332

Talks about safety tips for children up to four years of age. Booklet includes a safety quiz for parents to test their safety knowledge.

Crib Accessories, Attachments, Toys

Contact:
Infant & Toddler Safety Association

Phone: 519-570-0181
Fax: 519-894-0739

Safety tips for using bumper pads, pillows, mobiles, activity centres and wall decorations.

Gates and Corrals
Contact:

Infant & Toddler Safety Association

Phone: 519-570-0181
Fax: 519-894-0739

Talks about the regulations for gates, the different styles and how to select, install and use a gate safely.

High Chairs

Contact:
Infant & Toddler Safety Association

Phone: 519-570-0181
Fax: 519-894-0739

Tips on what styles of high chairs are available, how to choose a high chair and how to use one safely.

Jumpers/Exercisers

Contact:
Infant & Toddler Safety Association

Phone: 519-570-0181
Fax: 519-894-0739

Talks about the problems of using a jumper/exerciser as well as the proper way to use one if you wish to.

Strollers and Carriages

Contact:
Infant & Toddler Safety Association

Phone: 519-570-0181
Fax: 519-894-0739

Talks about the regulations concerning strollers and carriages, how to choose a stroller or carriage and how to use one safely.

Playpens

Contact:
Infant & Toddler Safety Association

Phone: 519-570-0181
Fax: 519-894-0739

Talks about regulations concerning playpens, how to use a playpen safely and when to stop using a playpen.

Here it is...the garage sale of the season

Contact:
Infant & Toddler Safety Association

Phone: 519-570-0181
Fax: 519-894-0739

If you offer items for sale that do not meet safety standards (under the Hazardous Products Act) you could be held responsible if someone gets hurt using the product. This publication offers a list of items to watch for.

Childproofing Skills
Contact:
Infant & Toddler Safety Association

Phone: 519-570-0181
Fax: 519-894-0739

Provides nine skills that can help someone start the process of childproofing their home.

  Home Safety Checklist
Contact:
Infant & Toddler Safety Association

Phone: 519-570-0181
Fax: 519-894-0739

Provides a checklist you can work through to determine where some potential hazards lie in the home.

Baby's Stationary Activity Centre

Contact:
Health Canada

Phone: 416-973-4705
Fax: 416-973-1746

Website: www.hc-sc.gc.ca/index_e.html

Provides safety tips for parents/guardians.

Playpens - Don't gamble with your child's life
Contact:
Health Canada

Phone: 416-973-4705
Fax: 416-973-1746

Website: www.hc-sc.gc.ca/index_e.html

Talks about the hazards to look out for as well as how to keep a playpen safe for baby.

Toys and Safety
Contact:
Health Canada

Phone: 416-973-4705
Fax: 416-973-1746

Website: www.hc-sc.gc.ca/index_e.html

Talks about things you should know as well as ideas for ensuring a child's safety.

Crib Safety
Contact:
Health Canada

Phone: 416-973-4705
Fax: 416-973-1746

Website: www.hc-sc.gc.ca/index_e.html

Provides safety tips for parents/guardians.

  Children's Sleepwear
Contact:
Health Canada

Phone: 416-973-4705
Fax: 416-973-1746

Website: www.hc-sc.gc.ca/index_e.html

Provides safety tips for parents/guardians.

  Bunk Bed Safety
Contact:
Health Canada

Phone: 416-973-4705
Fax: 416-973-1746

Website: www.hc-sc.gc.ca/index_e.html

Provides safety tips for parents/guardians.

  Danger! Children can strangle on curtain and blind cords
Contact:
Health Canada

Phone: 416-973-4705
Fax: 416-973-1746

Website: www.hc-sc.gc.ca/index_e.html

Provides safety tips for parents/guardians.

  Water Safety at Home
Contact:
Safe Kids Canada

Phone: 1-888-SAFE TIPS or 416-813-6766
Fax: 416-813-4986

Website: www.safekidscanada.ca

Provides tips and information about keeping children safe near water.

  Burning candles can be dangerous
Contact:
Health Canada

Phone: 416-973-4705
Fax: 416-973-1746

Website: www.hc-sc.gc.ca/index_e.html

Provides safety tips for parents/guardians.

  Safety Tips for New Babies (birth to 6 months)
Contact:
Safe Kids Canada

Phone: 1-888-SAFE TIPS or 416-813-6766
Fax: 416-813-4986

Website: www.safekidscanada.ca

General safety tips for parents with babies to 6 months including car seats, falls, burns and scalds, and choking and suffocation. Available in English and French.

  Safety Tips for Older Babies (6 to 12 months)
Contact:
Safe Kids Canada

Phone: 1-888-SAFE TIPS or 416-813-6766
Fax: 416-813-4986

Website: www.safekidscanada.ca

General safety tips for parents with babies 6 to 12 months old including falls, choking and suffocation, and home safety tips. Available in English and French.

  Safety Tips for Toddlers (1 and 2 years)
Contact:
Safe Kids Canada

Phone: 1-888-SAFE TIPS or 416-813-6766
Fax: 416-813-4986

Website: www.safekidscanada.ca

General safety tips for parents with toddlers aged 1 and 2 years old including car seats, in the kitchen, in the bathroom and in the bedroom. Available in English and French.

  Safety Tips for Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)
Contact:
Safe Kids Canada

Phone: 1-888-SAFE TIPS or 416-813-6766
Fax: 416-813-4986

Website: www.safekidscanada.ca

General safety tips for parents with preschoolers aged 3 to 5 years old including at the playground, on tricycles and in the car. Available in English and French.

  Staying Safe with a Babysitter
Contact:
Safe Kids Canada

Phone: 1-888-SAFE TIPS or 416-813-6766
Fax: 416-813-4986

Website: www.safekidscanada.ca

Provides tips for choosing a babysitter, what to show the sitter, and what to remember to tell the sitter. Available in English and French.

  You Can Prevent Falls
Contact:
Safe Kids Canada

Phone: 1-888-SAFE TIPS or 416-813-6766
Fax: 416-813-4986

Website: www.safekidscanada.ca

Provides tips on preventing falls on stairs and around the house. Includes a safety check list for parents. Available in English and French.

  Safety Tips for Children and Pets
Contact:
Safe Kids Canada

Phone: 1-888-SAFE TIPS or 416-813-6766
Fax: 416-813-4986

Website: www.safekidscanada.ca

Provides some pointers on choosing a pet, teaching your child how to act around animals and keeping your pet from causing injuries. Includes a safety check list for parents. Available in English and French.

  You Can Prevent Poisoning
Contact:
Safe Kids Canada

Phone: 1-888-SAFE TIPS or 416-813-6766
Fax: 416-813-4986

Website: www.safekidscanada.ca

Provides information for parents on what causes poisoning, what you can do to prevent it, and what you should know about child safety lids. Includes a safety check list for parents. Available in English and French.

  You Can Prevent Choking
Contact:
Safe Kids Canada

Phone: 1-888-SAFE TIPS or 416-813-6766
Fax: 416-813-4986

Website: www.safekidscanada.ca

Provides parents with information on choking hazards, food safety, balloons and pacifiers. Includes a safety check list for parents. Available in English and French.

  Suffocation & Strangulation
Contact:
Safe Kids Canada

Phone: 1-888-SAFE TIPS or 416-813-6766
Fax: 416-813-4986

Website: www.safekidscanada.ca

Provides statistics and causes of suffocation. Gives safety tips for preventing suffocation and strangulation.

  Halloween Safety
Contact:
Safe Kids Canada

Phone: 1-888-SAFE TIPS or 416-813-6766
Fax: 416-813-4986

Website: www.safekidscanada.ca

Provides information about costumes, decorating your home, driving on Halloween and trick or treating.

  Holiday Safety Tips from Safe Kids Canada
Contact:
Safe Kids Canada

Phone: 1-888-SAFE TIPS or 416-813-6766
Fax: 416-813-4986

Website: www.safekidscanada.ca

Discusses some common seasonal hazards and provides simple steps a parent can take to keep their children safe.

  How to Keep Kids Safe at Home
Contact:
Safe Kids Canada

Phone: 1-888-SAFE TIPS or 416-813-6766
Fax: 416-813-4986

Website: www.safekidscanada.ca

Provides safety tips to help keep a child of any age safe at home. Breaks down the safety tips into babies (birth to 1 yr), toddlers (1-2 yrs.), young children (3-5 yrs.) and children (6-12 yrs.).

  Be careful with lighters and matches
Contact:
Health Canada

Phone: 416-973-4705
Fax: 416-973-1746

Website: www.hc-sc.gc.ca/index_e.html

Emergency steps to take if your clothes catch fire, plus safety tips and general information about lighters.

  Protect your child from scalds and burns
Contact:
Safe Kids Canada

Phone: 1-888-SAFE TIPS or 416-813-6766
Fax: 416-813-4986

Website: www.safekidscanada.ca

Provides information about the temperature of your hot water, smoke alarms and keeping hot food and drinks away from your child.

  You Can Prevent Scalds
Contact:
Safe Kids Canada

Phone: 1-888-SAFE TIPS or 416-813-6766
Fax: 416-813-4986

Website: www.safekidscanada.ca

Provides parents with a safety check list for preventing scalds. Also provides information about safety in the kitchen and bathtub, an explanation on how hot the water from a tap is and an alert about using microwaves to heat baby bottles. Available in English and French.

  You Can Prevent Drowning
Contact:
Safe Kids Canada

Phone: 1-888-SAFE TIPS or 416-813-6766
Fax: 416-813-4986

Website: www.safekidscanada.ca

Provides parents with a safety check list for preventing scalds. Also provides information about safety in the kitchen and bathtub, an explanation on how hot the water from a tap is and an alert about using microwaves to heat baby bottles. Available in English and French.

  Barbecue lighters are dangerous in the hands of children!
Contact:
Health Canada

Phone: 416-973-4705
Fax: 416-973-1746

Website: www.hc-sc.gc.ca/index_e.html

Provides safety tips for parents/guardians.

  Stop cooking fires BEFORE they happen!
Contact:
Health Canada

Phone: 416-973-4705
Fax: 416-973-1746

Website: www.hc-sc.gc.ca/index_e.html

Provides safety tips for parents/guardians.

  Fido! Friend or Foe?
Contact:
State Farm Insurance

Phone: 416-290-4737
Fax: 416-290-4389

Website: www.statefarm.com

Activities designed to teach children the do's and don'ts of dog safety.

  Kids have stress, too!
Contact:
City of Toronto Public Health Department

Phone: 416-392-7401

Website: www.city.toronto.on.ca/health/index.htm

Provides information around how stress shows up in kids, potential things that cause stress, how parents can help and who to talk to.


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Revised: December 16, 2011

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