Tag: safety

7 Ways To Stay Safe Wherever You Are
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7 Ways To Stay Safe Wherever You Are

We’ve said it many times before, that emergencies are considered emergencies because they’re unexpected, and with that comes the increased likelihood that, if/when one happens, you could be anywhere in your daily routine. Here are 7 ways to stay safe wherever you are: Have an emergency kit for every place and need: An emergency kit...

4 Must-Know Safety Tips for Fall and Winter Sports
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4 Must-Know Safety Tips for Fall and Winter Sports

Fall is a busy time with the return to school and the start of multiple sports seasons. Whether you’re a volunteer coach or the parent of the next Lebron James, Wayne Gretzky or Penny Oleksiak, here are the top four safety tips you need to know to ensure your child is safe playing any sport:...

‘Why I Ride’ from our Co-Founder, Kirsten
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‘Why I Ride’ from our Co-Founder, Kirsten

Let me tell you a story. On August 29th, 2015 I sat in awe at the overnight camp for the BC Ride to Conquer Cancer as I listened to a woman talk about her experience battling cancer. This woman had participated in the medical trials that are run with funds from the BC Cancer Foundation...

Expert Tips for the Ride to Conquer Cancer
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Expert Tips for the Ride to Conquer Cancer

ePACT is a proud partner of the BC Ride to Conquer Cancer presented by Silver Wheaton, benefiting BC Cancer Foundation. We look forward to supporting all riders, so that each and every one of you has your most successful ride yet! To help, we’ve enlisted the help of two riding experts, Adam Lund and Jordan Myers. Adam Lund...

The First Cause for First Responders
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The First Cause for First Responders

The First Cause definition of First Responders includes police officers, firefighters, ambulance paramedics, front-line medical staff, sheriffs, border services agents, and military service members who respond to all manner of emergencies. As the name suggests, they are first on scene and exist to protect and serve our society. While many of us will rarely, or...

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Getting Smart with Camp Safety

Running a summer camp or program is a tough job! Besides the obvious tasks, you and your team are also responsible for providing a safe and secure environment for campers of all ages, participating in a wide variety of activities. Here are 3 easy safety tips to help: 1) Be Prepared for All Activities Your...

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Client Spotlight – North Shore Girls Soccer Club

Did you know that the North Shore Girls Soccer Club (NSGSC) is one of the largest sports associations in Western Canada, with 3,500 athletes?! Not only that, but the NSGSC also offers development programs, the NSGSC Academy, and active start programs to provide all players the opportunity to play soccer in a safe, fun and...

Building an Emergency Kit for Every Need
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Building an Emergency Kit for Every Need

Having an emergency kit is a critical part of any type of emergency preparedness plan. Whether you’re looking to build a kit for your home, your sports team, work or camp, here’s a quick outline of kit essentials. Must-Haves A few basic items should be included in all emergency kits. Flashlights (don’t forget the extra...

How ePACT Complements Your Recreation Management System
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How ePACT Complements Your Recreation Management System

At ePACT, we are proud to support recreation departments in achieving greater safety. Speaking with recreation managers and coordinators every day, we are often asked, “How is ePACT any different than a recreation management system?” Today, we bring you the answer! The Right Information Recreation management systems were designed to help your members register for...

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3 Steps to Complete a Camp Safety Audit

When the camp season comes to an end, and you have celebrated a season full of successful programs, now is the perfect opportunity to evaluate the safety procedures at your camp. Everything is fresh in your mind, as well as your parents and employees. To make sure you identify all concerns and their corresponding solution, here...