Reports & Publications

The Influence of Electrical Fires in Residential Homes: Geospatial Analysis Pointing to Vulnerable Locations and Equipment Failures


The purpose of this study is to aid inspectors by determining whether certain jurisdiction types, living spaces in the home (in particular basements), or equipment in the home carry increased risks for electrical fires and should be inspected with higher priority.

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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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The Next Wave of Fall Prevention in British Columbia


The purpose of this report is to broaden the reach of BCIRPU through a better understanding by all those who work to improve the health and well-being of older adults in BC in order to widen the dissemination and integration of effective fall and injury prevention strategies.

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