NEWS & EVENTS
Information for British Columbians on preventing drowning and heat exhaustion.
For those with no known history of opioid use, those prescribed opioids for an injury following an emergency department visit were 27% more likely to experience non-medical drug poisoning than those who were not prescribed opioids.
This grant from the federal government will improve outdoor spaces at eight daycares in Greater Vancouver.
The province has proclaimed July 5 as Injury Prevention Day.
Dr. Pike was recognized for his service to the university and larger community.
Both awards are at the national level.
BCIRPU has collaborated on a number of projects related to home and fire safety, and the health and wellness of firefighters.
We are pleased to welcome four new individuals who will lead injury prevention initiatives in each of the regional health authorities.
Projects funded include improvements such as crosswalk infrastructure, closed streets, traffic calming, speed limit reduction pilots, and road safety planning.
Learn more about the SHRed Concussions study for high school kids and how to participate.