3 record(s) found with the tag "travel safety" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Culturally Appropriate Search and Rescue (SAR) Prevention and Survival Training in the Sahtú Region, Northwest Territories: An On-the-Land Program
Principal Investigator: Giles, Audrey R.
Licenced Year(s): 2017
Summary: The research question is "how can on-the-land programming strengthen Sahtú residents’ ability to avoid the need for search and rescue and their chances of survival if search and rescue is needed?" The main objectives of this project are to: 1) provide youth with the opportunity to experience life on-the-land in a safe and controlled environment; 2) share traditional knowledge from elders to y...


Understanding and addressing males' boating safety practices in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Giles, Audrey R.
Licenced Year(s): 2016 2015
Summary: There are three objectives for this research project: I) Understand Northwest Territories (NWT) resident male boaters’ behaviors and attitudes towards water safety. Given that rates of drowning are higher in the NWT, it would be dangerous to assume that male NWT residents have the same attitudes and behaviors concerning boat safety as their female and non-NWT resident counterparts. In particular,...


ATV Accidents in Baker Lake and Eskimo Point
Principal Investigator: Froese, Norbert
Licenced Year(s): 1988
Summary: Dr. Froese will be examining records of accidents in which ATVs or snowmobiles were involved to see if there is a difference between the two communities. He is interested in knowing whether the bylaws for ATVs passed in 1979 in Baker Lake have helped to reduce injuries....


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