Great resource: Be Smart, Don’t Choke

Most parents whose children have recovered from a choking episode state that they had “no idea” that the foreign body was a potential choking hazard. A danger that lies somewhat under the radar, choking and suffocation is responsible for almost 40% of unintentional...

Injury Insight: Road safety among vulnerable road users

Vulnerable road users—typically including pedestrians, cyclists and motorcyclists—suffer disproportionate adverse consequences from motor vehicle collisions. Read our new Injury Insight report to see incidence statistics for the years 2009-2013; review contributing...

Keeping kids safe on bikes, skateboards and more: new research

New research from Dr. Mariana Brussoni shows that helmet laws really do make a difference. New research from CFRI and BC Injury Research & Prevention Unit (BCIRPU) shows that helmet laws really do make a difference. The study, which appears in the July issue...

NEW: Canadian Injury Prevention Curriculum Workshop

Are you interested in learning about injury prevention? Would you like to incorporate evidence-based strategies and programs for reducing injuries? The BC Injury Research and Prevention Unit is offering the Canadian Injury Prevention Curriculum (CIPC) as a two-day...

Engaging youth on alcohol consumption

During our last webinar we had a very informative presentation on the topic of “Youth and Alcohol” with presenters Morris Green from the Nova Scotia Department of Health, and Jennifer Heatley, Executive Director of the Atlantic Collaborative on Injury Prevention...