Activity Placemats for Kids

What A set of eight (4 English/4 French) activity oriented placemats for kids.
Who Parents, educators, daycare workers, children
Why Kids can learn public-rail safety in a fun and engaging way (plus it keeps them busy at the restaurant)

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Driver Quiz

What A quiz for drivers to test your skill and knowledge regarding highway/railway crossings.
Who Drivers of all ages.
Why Properly interpreting a sign, signal, or device can mean the difference between life and death. Statistics show that more than half the collisions at highway/railway crossings happen at crossings equipped with lights and bells (with or without gates). Learn to look, listen, and live.

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Operation Lifesaver Program Brochure

What An overview of the Operation Lifesaver program
Who Anyone involved in safety, law enforcement, education, railways, transportation, or community associations will find relevant information in this document.
Why Public-rail safety is important to everyone, but particularly to those who teach children, protect the public, lead community associations and clubs (like snowmobilers), or make transportation their careers.

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Public-Rail Safety Guide

What A guide to railway warning signs and devices with safety tips for vehicle operators and pedestrians
Who Anyone who crosses railway tracks on foot or in a vehicle
Why Drivers and pedestrians need to be aware of the various signs and devices so they can look, listen, and live.

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Public-Rail Safety Posters

What Downloadable posters
Who Snowmobilers, ATV operators, skiers, safety professionals, parents, educators, club and association leaders
Why Crossing railway tracks or travelling down them is not only illegal it is remarkably dangerous. Believe it or not, a train can sneak up on you and it can take up to 18 football fields to stop.

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Rail Safety Presentation

What Rail Safety Presentation
Who For the general public and educators
Why To save lives by educating Canadians about the hazards surrounding rail property and trains.

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Rail Safety Tips

What Rail safety tips
Who For everyone
Why Trespassing on railway tracks and property is the leading cause of rail-related deaths in Canada. Keep these rail safety tips handy, they could save a life!

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Rail Safety Tips for First Responders

What Rail safety tips for first responders
Who For first responders
Why Some lifesaving rail safety tips developed for first responders. Keep them handy, they could save a life!

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Rail Safety Tips for Photographers and the Media

What Rail safety tips for photographers and media
Who For photographers and the media
Why Taking photos or videos on railways tracks and property is illegal and extremely dangerous. Keep these rail safety tips handy, they could save a life!

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Tips for All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) Operators

What A guide to ATV operators on how to stay safe around trains and railway property.
Who ATV operators and parents/caregivers of ATV operators.
Why Inexperienced riders, especially children, learn by example. What you DO when you are on your ATV may be more significant than what you SAY. Set the example for safe ATV riding! Keep the fun alive by taking the time to look, listen, and live.

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Tips for Cyclists

What A guide to cyclists of all ages on how to stay safe around trains and railway property.
Who Cyclists and parents/caregivers of cyclists.
Why Learning the “rules of the road” includes learning how to cross railway tracks safely on your bicycle. Cross only at an authorized crossing and take the time to look, listen, and live.

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Tips for Farm Machinery Operators

What A guide for farm machinery operators on how to be safe around trains, crossings, and railway property.
Who Farmers, farm workers/machinery operators, agricultural educators and professionals
Why Operation Lifesaver and the Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) remind farm machinery operators to stay alert where field and farmstead access roads cross train tracks.

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Tips for Parents and Caregivers

What A guide to parents and caregivers on how to keep children safe around trains and railway property.
Who Parents and caregivers, including educators and day-care workers.
Why Children don’t know how to stay off, stay away, and stay alive until you teach them. This tip sheet will help you to introduce and reinforce the railway safety message with children of all ages.

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Tips for Passenger and Commuter Rail Users

What General tips to keep you safe around passenger and commuter rail trains.
Who Passengers and commuters.
Why Passenger and commuter rail is an integral part of today’s society. So much so, it’s easy to forget to take basic precautions. Learn to be safe around passenger and commuter trains with these quick and easy tips.

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Tips for Rail Fans

What A guide to rail fans on how to enjoy your hobby safely.
Who Rail fans, including photographers, videographers, or “trainspotters”
Why Rail fans display a great interest in the overall operation of trains and locomotives; they enjoy taking pictures, making videos or just watching railway operations. Operation Lifesaver would like to remind you of certain safety tips you should adopt to enjoy your hobby fully.

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Tips for Snowmobile Operators

What A guide to snowmobile operators on how to stay safe around trains and railway property.
Who Snowmobile operators and parents/caregivers of snowmobile operators.
Why Operation Lifesaver and its safety partners want you to be alert when riding your snowmobile near railway property and when crossing railway tracks. A snowmobile operator’s first responsibility must be safety – any time is train time!

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Tips for Snowplow Operators

What A tip sheet for snowplow operators to stay safe on and around railway property, especially level crossings.
Who Snowplow operators, trainers, road maintenance foremen and civic/rural administrators.
Why Snowplow operators frequently encounter level crossings and railway property. Following these tips may make the difference between life and death. From sticking blades to steep grades, many situations can leave a snowplow and its driver where they do not want to be – in front of a moving train. Snowplow operators sometimes inadvertently pile snow where it shouldn’t be – on or around railway equipment, gates or signals. Learn to avoid such unsafe situations by following the tips outlined in this brochure.

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