Parents & Early Childhood Educators

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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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OL Activity Book for Kids

What Activity book for children on staying safe around trains and railway property
Who Children (Grade 3 to Grade 6)
Why Children have always had a fascination with trains. Their curiosity has often drawn them to dangerous areas near railway equipment and property. This activity book is part of Operation Lifesaver’s anti-trespassing program. With your help, it is designed to educate children about the associated dangers.

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OL Activity Book for Kids – Educator’s Guide

What Guide for educators on public-rail safety and the Operation Lifesaver program – a companion to the OL Activity Book for Kids above
Who Educators
Why To assist educators in making use of all the OL resources available (many from this site) in bringing the public-rail safety message to their classrooms.

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OL Activity Book with Rover the Rabbit

What Activity book for children on staying safe around trains and railway property
Who Children (Kindergarten to Grade 2)
Why Children have always had a fascination with trains. Their curiosity has often drawn them to dangerous areas near railway equipment and property. This activity book is part of Operation Lifesaver’s anti-trespassing program. With your help, it is designed to educate children about the associated dangers.

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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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Student Safety Guide

What “Find the errors” type puzzle
Who Children of all ages
Why A fun visual aid and activity to reinforce good public-rail safety behaviors

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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 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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