News Release: Injuries Cost BC $2.8 billion

A new report reveals the true cost of injuries in British Columbia VANCOUVER, B.C. (August 18, 2009) – Preventable injuries cost every man, woman and child in British Columbia $665 every year – more than the national average – according to The Economic Burden of...

Reebok-CCM recalls hockey helmets for safety hazard

Reebok-CCM is withdrawing hockey helmets sold in Canada and the U.S. because the chinstraps can unexpectedly unfasten, meaning the helmet can come off, creating a risk of neck and head injury to users. The Consumer Product Safety Commission said the recall affects RBK...

Making sense of injury data

Understanding and interpreting data is the process by which we make sense of data and such a process involves various ways of looking at the data. In this workshop, Dr. Hassan Soubhi examined one of the most prevalent ways of looking at injury data, using examples...