5 record(s) found with the tag "travel safety" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Community-based Responses to Marine Hazards
Principal Investigator: Charles, Tony
Licensed Year(s): 2018
Summary: The overarching goal of this research project is to make recommendations on how to best support coastal municipalities in implementing hazard responses that are effective, adapted to their specific context and addressing the priorities of their community. First, the team plans to provide recommendations to provincial and federal levels on how to best support municipalities’ efforts in line with th...


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.
Licensed Year(s): 2018
Summary: The research question is "how can on-the-land programming strengthen Sahtu residents’ ability to avoid the need for search and rescue (SAR) and their chances of survival if SAR is needed?" The main objectives of this project are five-fold: i) to provide youth with the opportunity to experience life on-the-land in a safe and controlled environment; ii) to share traditional knowledge from elder...


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.
Licensed 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.
Licensed 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
Licensed 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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