Personal Safety & Injury Prevention

Personal safety and injury prevention are essential to active and healthy living. Education in these areas plays a key role in applying health knowledge and making decisions about personal health. Positive behaviours in personal safety affect overall health and well-being.

Resources for Personal Safety and Injury Prevention

See ideas and resources below that support recreational and road safety:

  • Encourage parents, community members, teachers, students to participate in bike to school week and wear yellow day
  • Promote using a properly fitted helmet when cycling or riding anything with wheels
  • Promote and role model bicycle and road safety
  • Learn ways to get involved in your community’s plan to improve road safety for everyone through Vision Zero

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