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Inventors Month Online Challenge!

Inventors Month Online Challenge!

May is International Inventors month, and May 4-10th was Occupational Health and Safety Awareness week. We want you to get creative and spread awareness about occupational health and safety!

Research a trade or technology of your choice, find a health and/or safety hazard and invent a way to spread awareness and try to prevent accidents from happening in that environment.

Contest Details:

  • There may be up to 3 winners, one in each age group: Grade K-3, 4-8, 9-12.
  • You must choose any trade or technology of your choice.
  • You must include which Skills for Success is being used to prevent a workplace accident from happening.
  • Invent your own way to spread awareness and prevent accidents from happening within your chosen trade/technology.
  • Examples include but are not limited to posters, power points, edible diagram (i.e. sugar cookies), video presentations, etc.
  • The deadline to enter is June 17, 2022 (Submit Entries Here).


  • Clearly present your chosen trade/technology – 1 point.
  • Description of what you are aiming to prevent – 1 point.
  • Creativity – 1 point.
  • Description of which Skills for Success* was used – 1 point.
  • A total of 4 points may be earned.


If this competition speaks to you, check out our Provincial Competitions

Workplace Safety is a recognized, highly valued and important skill within the workplace and everyday life.

** Skills for Success are the skills needed to participate and thrive in learning, work and life.

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