Distraction: Dangerous, Careless, Preventable

It’s a scene that is far too familiar on roads across Canada: a cell phone sounds an alert, the driver reaches for the phone, and in the short time...

Don’t Burn in the Afterthought!

Safety is an attitude that requires preemptive learning. In an emergency situation, reaction is often needed within a moment or two. Because of...

Don’t Fall for Trip Hazards!

It’s an unfortunate fact of life that there tends to be a correlation between an aging population and hospitalization rates. With Canada being...

Senior Safety

Seniors can face many difficulties as they grow older. Canada Safety Council provides safety tips to help in the aging process, and what seniors can do to make their home free of safety hazards.

Drugs and the Older Driver

No matter what your age, being able to drive means independence. This independence comes with the responsibility to drive safely. Older drivers are very likely to be taking several medications, some of which may affect driving skills. To be a safe driver, you need to...

Safety Tips for the Older Driver

Maintaining a driver's license is an important issue of independence for older Canadians, especially to those who have driven for most of their life. The aging process brings changes that can affect the older driver's ability to drive safely. These include: reduced...

Safety Tips for Winter Walking

When the winter air is crisp and the ground is covered with snow, there’s nothing like taking a walk to enjoy the beauty of the season — and walking is one of the best ways to keep fit. On the other hand, winter can be a challenging time of year to get out and about....