Data / Surveillance

Injury surveillance is the ongoing collection, analysis, interpretation and timely dissemination of injury data. Surveillance is an important first step in reducing the burden of injuries and provides data necessary for government, health authorities and other...
Cost of Firearms Report- Coming Soon

Cost of Firearms Report- Coming Soon

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...
Restarting Activities & Preventing Injuries During COVID-19

Restarting Activities & Preventing Injuries During COVID-19

Collectively, British Columbians have done their part to slow the spread of COVID-19. Now we’re slowly venturing out of our homes to resume work activities, sports, and enjoy the pleasant weather that’s in store for us this summer. Going out might be a bit different...
National Injury Prevention Day

National Injury Prevention Day

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...