April 30, 2017
Steps for Life - Kingston

Steps for Life is a walk designed to bring people together who have a common goal:  helping those who have suffered because of a workplace tragedy. Every day in Canada, three families will receive the news that a loved one is not returning home from work. The first annual Steps for Life - Kingston walk took place on April 29, 2017. Over $20,000 was raised to support families affected by workplace tragedy. 

May 8, 2017
Summer Safety Days 2017

Summer Safety Days is an educational event arranged by Kingston: Partners for a Safe Community in early May. The program involves a group of interactive pit stop stations, which provide community injury prevention partners the opportunity to educate grade 7/8 students on different injury prevention strategies to use while they are on summer vacation. This year, Summer Safety Days took place on May 1, 2, 3 and 4 at St. Lawrence College. Over 1000 students from 26 local elementary schools attended the program. 

Hello Sunday Morning

Hello Sunday Morning is a movement towards a better drinking culture.The movement aims to create a world where drinking is an individual choice, not a cultural expectation.What are you doing this Sunday?

 

 

Policy Statement

Established in 1997, Kingston: Partners for a Safe Community was the fourth community to be designated in Canada by the Safe Communities Foundation.

Today we are a Charter Member Community of a network of 36 designated communities in Canada. We provide the Kingston community with the support, tools, and networks to develop and maintain successful health and safety programs.

Our Mandate, Our Mission, Our Programs

 We are dedicated to making Kingston the safest city to live, work, learn and play in!

We want people to come together in the community to create a sense of awareness, understanding, support and leadership to implement local programmes to eliminate injuries and suffering.

    WHSS

    As the corporate sponsor of Kingston: Partners for a Safe Community, Wilkens Health & Safety Solutions is locally owned and operated. Founded in 2001 to provide businesses of all sizes with innovative solutions to their health and safety needs.  The principal consultant has expert knowledge of the provincial and federal regulatory requirements. 

    The owner is the co-founder of Kingston: Partners for a Safe Community, a project she initiated while at Queen's University in Kingston. WHSS has developed a proven track record.

    http://www.whss.ca

    Parachute

    Our aim is an injury-free Canada. Parachute wants to bring attention to the issue of preventable injury and to help Canadians reduce their risks of injury and enjoy long lives lived to the fullest.

    Parachute is a national, charitable organization, formed in July 2012, which unites the former organizations of Safe Communities Canada, Safe Kids Canada, SMARTRISK and ThinkFirst Canada into one strong leader in injury prevention. This passionate, unified voice leverages 80 years of combined injury-prevention experience and we cannot be underestimated in our resolve and capacity to effect change.

    http://www.parachutecanada.org/

     

    WSIB

    The Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) promotes workplace health and safety, and provides a workers compensation system for the employers and workers of Ontario. There is extensive information on this site about prevention, forms, health issues, return to work programs, and links to other health and safety organizations.

     

    Kingston: Partners for a Safe Community works in partnership with the WSIB through its sponsoring of a multi-sector, community safety group.

    www.wsib.on.ca

    Kingston: Partners for a Safe Community is dedicated to providing all programs in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005.

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