Fire and Burns Archives - BC Injury Research and Prevention Unit

Reports & Publications

Association between neighbourhood socioeconomic features and residential fire incidence, related casualties and children: a cross-sectional population-based study in 4 Canadian provinces

A child’s risk of death or injury in a residential fire was greatly reduced in neighbourhoods with larger than average households.

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Examining the Relationship Between Firefighter Injuries and Fatalities in the Built Environment

The purpose of this study is to describe firefighter injuries and deaths in structure-related fires and to investigate the underlying connection between building properties, including fire safety measures, and their effects on the risk to firefighters responding to a fire event.

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Too Hot for Tots! Evaluation of a Paediatric Burns Prevention Resource

The aim of this study is to evaluate Too Hot for Tots! in its ability to change knowledge, attitudes and practices (KAP) around the perception of burn risk, and to highlight burn prevention efforts that can be taken by parents and caregivers of children less than 5 years of age.

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