Lifesaving Society Expertise Influences School Safety Guidelines
Congratulations to The Alberta Centre for Injury Control & Research (ACICR) who has recently published their revised Safety Guidelines for Physical Activity in Alberta Schools. Throughout the revision process, the Lifesaving Society is proud to have provided input with our standard setting expertise.
These safety guidelines provide teachers and school boards with safe practices related to physical education, the daily physical activity initiative, intramural activities and recess or lunch breaks.
The goal of these safety guidelines is to influence choices made by teaching staff and influence the policies made by school authorities in order to minimize the inherent risk associated with the physical activity.
The following recommendations are included within the Safety Guidelines:
Download your copy of the Safety Guidelines from the "Resources" section of the Injury Prevention Centre website: http://injurypreventioncentre.ca/resources