Posters

Downloadable posters (PDF) that you can print on 8.5 X 11 and post in community spaces. 

Wear a Helmet

Cross with an Adult

Protect Your Elbows and Wrists

 

Media and Social Media Resources

Use these resources to run your own media and social media campaign.

 

Media Release Template (DOC)

A traditional media release for your community to customize.

Media Advisory Template (DOC)

A media advisory template for your community to customize.

Social Media Guide (PDF)

A guide to support communities in using social media to promote Parachute Safe Kids Week.

Pledge Card (PDF)

Print copies of this Pledge Card (PDF) and have kids and parents take photos with the card to show their commitment to keeping kids safe (see Social Media Guide for more details).  Share it on all your social media platforms.  Be sure to use the hashtag #everydaysuperhero.

Social Media Banners

Use these banners on your Twitter, Facebook and Instagram social channels.

Website

Facebook

LinkedIn

Twitter

YouTube

 

Social Media Images

Download and share these images (JPG) on your social media channels (Instagram and Facebook) during Safe Kids Week, June 5 – June 11, 2017.

Instagram and Facebook Images (JPG)

Email Signature (coming soon)

Public Policy

Parachute Safe Kids Week proclamation template, proclamation map of Canada and cycling legislation chart.

Proclamation template (DOC)

Use this template to have your local government declare Parachute Safe Kids Week.

Cycling Legislation Chart (DOC)

Provincial and territorial cycling legislation chart.

Proclamation Map

Here are the various locations that have already declared Parachute Safe Kids Week 2017.

Research

Research and evidence summary reports on the top injury issues that affect children walking, cycling, skateboarding, scootering and doing other wheeled activities. 

 

Parachute's Horizon is the hub for evidence-based information on injury.  Visit our collection of Active Transportation resources.

 

The below resources are also relevant to child injury due to active transportation.

Ontario Injury Compass – Childhood skateboarding and in-line skating injuries

An overview of the incidence of skateboarding and in-line skating injuries for Ontario children, including factors associated with these injuries, the nature and circumstances of injury, and what preventative measures can be taken to address the issue.

Child injuries from non-motorized wheeled activities in Canada.

The first epidemiological study to use Canada-wide data to compare childhood injuries among users of non-motorized wheeled devices (i.e., bikes, skateboards, inline skates and scooters) 

Canada Injury Compass – Childhood bicycle injuries

A high-level overview on the incidence of bicycle injuries for Canadian children, including factors associated with bicycle injuries, the nature and circumstances of injury, and what preventative measures can be taken to address the issue.

The Cost of Injury

A report that quantifies the financial and societal burden of injury.

Compendium on Children & Youth Transport and Falls Injury Trends

This compendium to the Cost of Injury in Canada provides comparisons between 2004 and 2010 transport and fall injury data in children 0-14.

Child Safety Good Practice Guide

The Canadian Edition of the Child Safety Good Practice Guide provides the first seminal, comprehensive document in the country from which decision-makers, practitioners and legislators can base their work and recommendations.

Canadian Injury Prevention Resource

The Canadian Injury Prevention Resource (CIPR) is a comprehensive, timely, and evidence-based overview of injury prevention in Canada.