NEWS & EVENTS
The one-year project will look at the consequence of quarantine on unintentional injuries at home, play, and on the road.
From all of us to you, good tidings and safe gatherings this holiday season.
Our Injury Insights provide a quick snapshot of current injury prevention research.
Read about last year’s achievements and highlights in our BCIRPU Annual Report 2020-2021.
Falls are the leading injury-related cause of hospitalization and death for older adults 65 years and above in BC.
October 3-9 is Fire Prevention Week.
Did you know that concussions are the most common form of head injury? They don’t just happen to professional athletes – they can happen to anyone, anytime, anywhere. Each year in BC, almost 600 people are hospitalized for a concussion, and approximately 14,500 visit...
Back to school season means congested streets, busier intersections, and more pedestrians. Patience is a virtue when hitting the road this week, but so is knowledge. Test your road safety knowledge with this “True or False” quiz. True or False:When dropping children...
Although there are a multitude of incidents that result in firearm injury, it is well known that gang violence is one of the major contributors. British Columbia experiences high rates of gang violence, much of which is firearm-related. These incidents are not only a...
The story of injury in Canada is a story of potential lost.