Links

Access Richmond 
The Richmond Disability Resource Centre's Accessibility Awareness Project started in 2003 as a joint effort of the City of Richmond, Tourism Richmond, and the DRC. The project ultimately has two goals: Increasing the accessibility of Richmond restaurants, hotels, transportation services and other tourist attractions, for people with physical disabilities, and recognizing and promoting the many businesses and attractions in Richmond that already provide outstanding accessibility, through an easy-to-use online database.

After an Emergency 
What to do and how to cope after an emergency.

BC Injury Research and Prevention Unit 
The BCIRPU is dedicated to making BC a safer place by coordinating efforts, research and prevention to reduce injuries and their consequences.

Business Preparedness 
How businesses can prepare for earthquakes and other major disasters.

Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety - Prevention of Falls 
Information on slips, trips and falls and how to prevent them.

During An Emergency 
How you and your family can protect yourselves and your property during specific incidents.

Fire Safety 
How to prevent and be prepared for fire emergencies.

Government of BC Provincial Emergency Program 
Information on potential BC Hazards and Emergency Preparation.

Home Invasions 
Valuable information for the prevention of home invasions.

Life Safety in the Home 
Wide range of information for safety and prevention at home.

Neighbourhood Preparedness 
How to organize a Neighbourhood Reponse Team with help from the Richmond Emergency Management Office.

Preparedness Workshops 
How to schedule a free workshop through the City of Richmond for groups of 15 or more.

Reporting a Suspected Drug House 
Preventing and identifying Marijuana Grow Operations.

Richmond Fire-Rescue Car Seat Program 
By appointment, fire fighters inspect infant and child passenger safety seats, which also include booster seats.

Safe Kids Canada 
The national injury prevention program of The Hospital for Sick Children, Safe Kids Canada promotes effective strategies to prevent unintentional injuries.

Street-Proofing for Parents 
Information on street-proofing your children.

Transport Canada - Child Safety 
Information for parents and caregivers on child safety in the car and on school buses.

Vancouver Coastal Health - Communicable Disease Program 
Dedicated to the prevention and control of communicable diseases and the promotion of a healthy community.

Vancouver Coastal Health - Senior's Falls Prevention 
Specific tips and advice for senior's on the prevention of slips, trips and falls.

Volunteer Opportunities 
The City of Richmond is looking for Emergency Volunteers.

Updated October 27, 2013