BC kicks off Concussion Awareness Week with new and updated resources

BC Concussion Awareness Week is September 24-30, 2023.

BCIRPU partners with the BC Office of the Fire Commissioner to promote smoke alarm uptake and testing

The campaign will combat the increasing number of fire-related injuries and deaths in the province.

59 communities receive funding for Vision Zero projects

Over $1 million in grants to go towards improving vulnerable road user safety across British Columbia, including in rural, remote, and Indigenous communities.

New study examines the cost of poisonings in BC

In 2016, poisonings cost the province $812.5 million.

The price we pay for gun violence in British Columbia

Firearm-related incidents in BC result in large health care and criminal justice system costs to society, according to a new publication by BCIRPU researchers.

The BC Injury Research & Prevention Unit is a leader in the production and transfer of injury prevention knowledge, supporting the integration of prevention practice into the daily lives of British Columbians.

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