Injury prevention is critical to saving lives and reducing disability. Unintentional injury is the No. 1 cause of death for all Canadians ages 1 to 34. On July 5, 2021 the BCIRPU will be celebrating the 5th National Injury Prevention Day. This day is important to us at BCIRPU, because year-round we work to reduce the impact that preventable injuries have on individuals, families and communities in BC. The goal…
The study is the first to broadly investigate the socioeconomic factors that affect fire incidence and fire-related injuries and death at the neighbourhood level in Canada.
The three-year project will help researchers to better understand attitudes toward boating safety and execute a public awareness campaign.
Dr. Mariana Brussoni talked about “boring playgrounds” in The Vancouver Sun.
Dr. Mariana Brussoni says that dads shouldn’t shy away from a little roughhousing.
Dr. Shelina Babul discussed concussion management on Global News.
Preventable injuries cost every British Columbian an estimated $665 – nearly eight per cent higher than the national average.
Transport Canada says there are potential safety issues with Designer 22 infant car seats.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission said the recall affects RBK and CCM helmets with an HECC sticker and a date code of JUN-2013.