The STEP Program Toolkits Safety
This is a City of Toronto website with a listing of resources on safety audits.
METRAC is a community organization that works to prevent and eliminate violence against diverse women, youth and children. They are committed to the right of women, youth and children to live free of violence and the threat of violence. METRAC provides tools and resources to conduct safety audits in apartment neighbourhoods.
Toronto Public Health has developed this resource to help building owners and property managers protect tenants from extreme heat.
CPTED - Crime Prevention through Environmental Design is another model for safety audits that is commonly used by the Toronto Police Service. This City of Toronto website provides an overview of the CPTED model.
This website for the Toronto Emergency Medical Services provides information on First Aid & CPR courses open to the general public.
The Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation provides tips to assess the safety of apartment buildings including corridor and balcony doors, windows, storage, building entry system, elevator, parking garage and building security systems, and personal safety.
The website includes resources and tools available through the Toronto Fire Services for emergency preparedness and general fire safety measures.
Crime Prevention Association of Toronto (CPAT) is a community-based crime prevention organization that assists and empowers neighbourhoods, businesses, and individuals to take action to reduce crime. CPTA has brought together a network of crime prevention practitioners, including members of the Toronto Police Service, to reduce crime though education and the sharing of resources and expertise.
The City of Toronto operates a Community Crisis Response Program that mobilizes private, public, not-for-profit and resident groups to collaborate in the event of a critical incident in Toronto neighbourhoods. Find out how your apartment building could become a part of a neighbourhood protocol to support residents.Back to top