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Injury prevention

School bus safety is everyone's responsibility. Please refer to the Ministry of Transportation of Ontario for more information.

  • Did you know all children (up to the age of 18 years) must wear a helmet when riding a bike by law?
  • Do you know the law and guidelines for child car seats and safety restraints?

Visit the resources below for information on safety and injury prevention!

Let's Keep Kids Safe!

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Injuries are the number one cause of death for children and adolescents in Canada. To learn more about keeping kids safe, contact Safe Kids Canada or call 1-888-SAFE-TIPS (723-3847).

 

Child car seats

For information on choosing the right car seat for your child and the proper installation of child car safety seats please refer to the Ministry of Transportation of Ontario resources.

Bike safety

  • All children under the age of 18 years must wear a bike helmet by law. Want to know more about the law? Click here!
  • Need more information on why a helmet is important when riding a bike? Or want help with buying a bike helmet? Get helmet help here.
  • Having a bike helmet will only help protect your head if it is on right! Learn how to Wear it right
  • Need information for your child about riding bikes, bicycle helmets and road safety? Young Cyclist's Guide can help.

General prevention

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AboutKidsHealth.ca is a comprehensive, interactive, and accessible online resource about child health and safety, developed in collaboration with experts at SickKids.