safety-tips JP Maher is a local Fraser Valley self advocate who is focused on his own safety and the well being of others. He will be posting a variety of safety tips for self advocates and others. Feel free to leave some suggestions for JP by emailing him at  jpmaher2010@hotmail.com . JP will consider your questions or comments as soon as possible. Note that not all suggestions make it into JP’s Safety Tips do to being the same concerns repeated

 

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Selfadvocatenet.com coverage of the Corona Virus Pandemic

Attention Self Advocates The selfadvocatenet.com coverage of the Corona Virus pandemic also called COVID 19  is intended to inform Self Advocates  by bringing you daily updates and information regarding this life threatening situation so you stay healthy and safe.   We encourage all Self Advocates to follow the Ministry of Health guidelines so we can stop the spread of this virus quickly. We each must do our part to protect

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How to Avoid the Biggest Holiday Hazards for Kids

Food, fires, freeways and falls pose the biggest threats to young children. By Carrie Arnold Parents often work hard to give their children a joyous holiday filled with family togetherness. But holidays have their perils: Thousands of children will visit the emergency room this month. Kids can be reckless and unpredictable (“He put WHAT in his mouth? She climbed up WHERE?”), but the good news is that adults can take

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Holiday season safe travel reminder

Victoria Monday, December 16, 2019 10:00 AM The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure reminds travellers to use extra caution on B.C. highways when travelling in the heavier traffic that comes with the holidays. In the coming weeks, many British Columbians will be travelling to visit friends and family. It is important for everyone to plan ahead and drive according to the weather and road conditions. While maintenance crews strive to

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Top 10 Holiday Safety Tips 2019

This colorful graphic tip sheet provides easy reminders for keeping safety on the top of your to-do list this holiday season.     This From Website called Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) click here

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Seniors’ Guidebook To Safety And Security

“This guide is for seniors, their family members, caregivers, friends, and anyone else who may find it useful. It isn’t meant to include everything but tries to answer some common concerns when it comes to seniors’ safety and security. Our goal is to raise awareness of seniors’ safety issues to improve their quality of life. The information in this guide can also be used to help people and their loved

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Fire Prevention Week emphasizes importance of preparedness

Self Advocates its fire prevention week  being prepared for emergency .This from the Govt of British Columbia if your interested in this information.     Victoria Wednesday, October 9, 2019 10:15 AM Fire Prevention Week in B.C. runs from Oct. 6 to 12, 2019. “Not Every Hero Wears a Cape. Plan and Practise Your Escape!” is this year’s theme. Jennifer Rice, Parliamentary Secretary for Emergency Preparedness, acknowledged Fire Prevention Week alongside

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Back-to-School Tips

The following health and safety tips are from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). Making the First Day Easier Parents should remember that they need not wait until the first day of class to ask for help. Schools are open to address any concerns a parent or child might have, including the specific needs of a child, over the summer. The best time to get help might be one to two

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SafeBee’s Top 10 Fall Safety Tips

Here’s what the experts at UL recommend you do now to prevent accidents and keep the family safe To paraphrase the old Byrds song, to everything, there is a season. Shorter days and cooler nights mean it’s time to take some steps around the house, and within your family, to keep yourself and your loved ones safe during the transition to winter. Here are ten smart moves to make now

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Sun safety basics

Just a reminder its summer time when out in sun to put on sun screen and to always be safe drink water self advocates Most of us like to work, play, and relax outside on a sunny day. But too much sun and heat can be harmful, so be careful! On this page: Protect against UV rays all year round Sun safety tips For more information Protect against UV rays

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5 Canada Day Safety Tips

Canada Day is Friday, July 1, and across the country there will be celebrations. Safely enjoy your day off by keeping in mind the following tips: Stay cool. Canada Day activities may keep you outside for the entire day. As such, it’s important to protect yourself from the sun and heat. Be sure to wear sunscreen, a hat, sunglasses, and light-colored and loose clothing. Also, stay hydrated throughout the day. Drive

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