Did you know that if you hold a garage sale you are legally responsible to ensure that items sold whether they are new or used are safe and meet current regulations? Common items such as electronics, baby gates, car seats, strollers, toys and cosmetics to name a few are a potential safety risk. The Canada Consumer Product Safety Act (CCPSA) is administered by Health Canada whose purpose is to prevent dangers to ones health or safety from consumer products.
Oceanside Community Safety serves the community by operating two offices in the Oceanside area.
Visit us in Parksville at City Hall, 100 Jensen Avenue East, or Qualicum Beach, Town Hall, 104-660 Primrose Street.
Going to celebrate Canada Day? OCSV have some tips..
Car seats save lives. Choose a date to come down to the Oceanside Public Health Clinic and receive a free child car seat check.
We were at the Show n Shine!
OCS Volunteers helped pedestrians get to and from the event safely.
There were many nods, smiles and comments of appreciation for our assistance.
The following are places where cannabis consumption in any form is prohibited:
A recent roadside study found that 99% of kids were buckled BUT 73% of car seats were used or installed incorrectly.
OCSV are here to help. Next Clinic is June 12 -484 Bay Ave.Parksville 9:00-11:00.
Oceanside RCMP and Oceanside Community Safety offer a FREE lecture series with topics such as Financial Safety and Counterfeits, Frauds and Scams, Internet and Cyber Crime, Elder Abuse, Cannabis Talk, Crime Prevention through Environmental Design, Personal and Property Safety and other interesting topics.
There are laws and regulations to keep your community safe.
With public health and safety top of mind, the Province has passed legislation to provide legal, controlled access to non-medical cannabis in British Columbia.
Oceanside Community Safety and the Oceanside RCMP have presentations available to groups and businesses interested in learning the facts around the rules.