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Slow Down & Drive Safe


October 20th, 2017
Speed is a factor in one third of teen driver deaths. Adjust your speed to match the conditions of the road. #GetHomeSafe #NTDSW

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National Teen Driver Safety Week


October 19th, 2017
DON'T DRINK AND DRIVE!  Over half of teen deaths from drunk driving occur on the weekend! Planning to drink at the party? Plan a designated driver too. #GetHomeSafe

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Teen Safe Driving Week Launches With Emotional Ceremony


October 18th, 2017
Learn More: #GetHomeSafehttp://vocm.com/news/teen-safe-driving-week-launches-with-emotional-ceremony/

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Drug Impaired Driving


October 16th, 2017
Drugs And Driving Don’t Mix One out of four teen drivers who die in a motor vehicle crash between 2000-2010 tested positive for cannibas. Yet, many youth do not consider driving while impaired by drugs to be risky. Some even falsely believe ...

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National Teen Driver Safety Week: October 15 to 21, 2017-


October 13th, 2017
Parachute is excited to announce the fifth annual National Teen Driver Safety Week (NTDSW) in Canada. NTDSW is designed to drive public awareness of teen driver safety issues, and encourages community and youth involvement as part of the ...

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ACIP 2018 Injury Prevention Conference


October 12th, 2017
Wednesday June 123th, 2018.  St. John's, NL - http://www.fallsprevention2018.ca/acip-conference or email us at conference@acip.ca.

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NLIPC Falls Prevention Word Search


October 12th, 2017
November is Falls Prevention MonthCheck out NLIPC's Falls Prevention Word Search and some pertinent information on Preventing Falls.  NLIPC Falls Prevention Word Search

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Fire Prevention Week - Smoke Alarms


October 11th, 2017
SMOKE ALARMS LOCATING/INSTALLING SMOKE ALARMS: Read and follow the manufacturer’s instructions carefully. For best performance, an alarm should be mounted on the ceiling in or near the centre of the room, hall or stairway, and at ...

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National Teen Driver Safety Week is Oct 15-21! #GetHomeSafe


October 11th, 2017
@ParachuteVZ’s National Teen Driver Safety Week is Oct 15-21! #GetHomeSafe resources are available for communities & schools: http://bit.ly/2j37Zz7 As of October 15th.Learn More:http://www.parachutecanada.org/programs/topic/C430

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#GetHomeSafe


October 10th, 2017
LOL. Still Find it funny? TDSW One in four young adults know someone that has been impacted as a result of distracted driving! #GetHomeSafe

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National Teen Driver Safety Week - Start the Conversation


October 9th, 2017
Some very important statistics to remember: 1 in 4 teens who died in motor vehicle collisions between 2000-2010 tested positive for cannabis.  Research indicates that texting behind the wheel is equivalent to driving with your eyes closed ...

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National School Safety Week – Take a Bite Out of Bad Eating Habits


October 6th, 2017
National School Safety Week – Take a Bite Out of Bad Eating Habits October 5, 2017   The educational landscape is in a mode of constant change, adapting and re-framing itself as new issues arise to the public conscious. Whether ...

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#GetHomeSafe


October 5th, 2017
We Want Teens to #GetHomeSafe - Teen drivers die in crashes at a higher rate than any other age group in Canada. This year, National Teen Driver Safety Week (NTDSW) is building awareness of drug-impaired driving as an emerging issue, with ...

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National Teen Driver Safety Week - October 15 - 21, 2017


October 4th, 2017
We want teen drivers to #GetHomeSafe. Mark your calendars for #NTDSW Oct 15-21 & learn more here: http://bit.ly/2j37Zz7 

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Safety Canada October Newsletter


October 3rd, 2017
Safety CanadaOCTOBER 2017 VOL. LXI No. 4 -THE MEMBER NEWSLETTER OF THE CANADA SAFETY COUNCIL

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www.fallsconference2018.ca


October 2nd, 2017
Please check out the new web site for the 4TH CANADIAN FALL PREVENTION CONFERENCE JUNE 11-12 |SHERATON HOTEL NEWFOUNDLAND| ST. JOHN’S, NEWFOUNDLAND - www.fallsprevention2018.ca

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Come by Chance fire chief says drivers still putting responders in danger


October 2nd, 2017
Duane Antle says nightmare scenario involves losing a firefighter or other responder at an accident scene By Terry Roberts, CBC News Posted: Sep 29, 2017 7:00 AM NT Last Updated: Sep 29, 2017 7:00 AM NTDuane Antle is chief of ...

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National Teen Driver Safety Week


September 28th, 2017
National Teen Driver Safety Week: October 15 to 21, 2017 - Please take time to learn more. http://www.parachutecanada.org/programs/topic/C430

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Cost of Injury in Newfoundland and Labrador


September 28th, 2017
Cost of Injury in NL:In Newfoundland and Labrador in 2010 the leading causes of death due to injury were suicide or self-harm, and injuries resulting from other (non-specified) unintentional causes. Suicide and self-harm accounted for 28% of all ...

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November is Fall Prevention Month


September 26th, 2017
It takes a community to prevent a fall. We all have a role to play!www.fallpreventionmonth.caFall Prevention Month encourages organizations to coordinate their efforts for a larger impact. Canadian organizations participate by planning ...

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WorkplaceNL Launches Online Campaign To Avoid Common Workplace Injury


September 26th, 2017
WorkplaceNL is launching a campaign to teach workers about how to avoid the province’s most common workplace injury. Musculoskeletal injuries account for nearly 70 percent of all the lost time injury claims at WorkplaceNL over the past five ...

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National Teen Driver Safety Week


September 22nd, 2017
2017 National Teen Driver Safety Week - October 15th - 21st. Learn more: http://www.parachutecanada.org/programs/topic/C430

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Car Seat Safety Brochures


September 21st, 2017
Child Passenger Safety Tip: It is safest for children to sit in the back seat of the vehicle, away from an air bag. Check out Transport Canada’s car seat safety brochures.

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Boost Student Safety!


September 20th, 2017
Child Passenger Safety Week, Sept. 17-23: Boost Student Safety! #carseatsafety http://childsafetylink.ca/event/child-passenger-safety-week-sept-17-23-boost-student-safety/

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Child Passenger Safety Week


September 20th, 2017
Child Passenger Safety Tip:   It is safest to keep your child in a booster seat until they outgrow the height and weight limits.#carseatsafety

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Did you know NL?


September 19th, 2017
In Newfoundland and Labrador in 2010, injuries resulted in 3,495 hospitalizations, nearly 52,666 visits to the emergency room, 893 cases of permanent partial disability and 70 cases of permanent total disability.  

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Child Passenger Safety Tip


September 19th, 2017
Children must remain in a booster seat until they reach at least 37 kg (80 lb.) and 145 cm (4’9”) or are 9 years old. #carseasafety

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Check the Expiry Date on your child's Car Seat


September 18th, 2017
Expiry Dates by Manufacturer and Type:http://www.cpsac.org/wp/wp-content/files/documents/Expiry-Dates-by-Manufacturer-and-Type.pdf

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Child Passenger Seat Safety Tip:


September 18th, 2017
Only move to a booster seat if your child meets the height and weight requirements and can sit tall without unbuckling the seatbelt. #carseatsafety

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Child Passenger Safety Week


September 14th, 2017
Child Passenger Safety Week is from September 17th to September 23rd, 2017, promoted by Child Safety Link - http://childsafetylink.ca/. Car Seat Safety Tweets (please feel free to share the message) September ...

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Car Seat Safety


September 11th, 2017
Children must be secured in a forward-facing car seat, with a 5-point harness system, until they are at least of 18 kg (40 lb.).  #carseatsafety

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SAVE THE DATES!


September 7th, 2017
The 4th Canadian Fall Prevention Conference June 11th-12th, 2018| St. John’s, NL  -AND-  ACIP 2018 Injury Prevention Conference June 13, 2018| St. John's, NL

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Child Safety Seats


September 5th, 2017
It is law in NL that children ride in appropriate child safety seats while travelling in a vehicle.  #carseatsafety  Please check out this ...

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Water Safety Education


September 1st, 2017
Swimming lessons, water-safety education urged for Newfoundland and Labrador schools. http://www.thetelegram.com/news/local/2017/8/29/swimming-lessons--water-safety-education-urged-in-schools.html

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Happy Labour Day


August 30th, 2017
On this upcoming Labour Day, please remember to drive safe, play safe and have a Happy Labour Day Weekend Newfoundland and Labrador!

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Protect Your Eyes from a Solar Eclipse!


August 20th, 2017
 Protect Your Eyes from a Solar Eclipse!A total solar eclipse—when the moon completely covers the sun—will be visible from coast to coast on August 21, 2017. This amazing event lasts only about 2 minutes and is safe to watch, but ...

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Worksite NEWS


August 16th, 2017
AUGUST 2017 On-Line Edition -Robots Lower Worker RisksHand in Hand:What Collabrative Robots mean for Worker Safety

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Social Media Coordinator


August 16th, 2017
Hello everyone, As you may be aware, Mandy LeRiche has taken a new job in Ottawa which meant she could no longer continue supporting the social media work she was doing for NLIPC. We wish Mandy every success in her new job and extend our thanks for ...

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National Falls Prevention Conference 2018


July 11th, 2017
SAVE THE DATE!!! Watch Your Step 2018 Fall Prevention Conference Memorial University School of Human Kinetics and Recreation and the Atlantic Collaborative on Injury Prevention are pleased to co-host the conference June 11-12th, 2018 in St. ...

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National Injury Prevention Day


July 5th, 2017
National Injury Prevention Day is dedicated to raising awareness and seeking solutions to preventable injuries and fatalities. Everyone has a role to play in creating a safe home, workplace, school, and community! Join the conversation using #NIPD ...

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NEW Canadian Injury Prevention Resource


October 1st, 2015
Parachute is pleased to announce the release of the Canadian Injury Prevention Resource (CIPR). Made possible with valuable support and financial resources from the Public Health Agency of Canada, the CIPR culminates the work of over sixty authors, ...

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NLIPC Successful Grants 2015


July 17th, 2015
We are pleased to share the list of our successful grants of our 2015 Injury Prevention Grant Program! Click here to see the successful projects.We are excited to support these organizations in injury prevention efforts. Keep up the great work! ...

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NL Now has Bike Helmet Legislation


May 1st, 2015
Newfoundland Labrador, as of April 1st, 2015, has legislation to make it mandatory for people of ALL ages to wear a bicycle helmet when riding. NLIPC is so pleased to have been part of this process. Helmets help reduce the risk of injury for head ...

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