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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...

Preventable Wins Boating Safety Award

Preventable Wins Boating Safety Award

Our partner in social marketing, the Community Against Preventable Injuries (Preventable) has received a 2020 Drowning Prevention Award– Research for their project on recreational boating safety in BC from the Canadian Drowning Prevention Coalition.   The...

SHRed Concussions Study

SHRed Concussions Study

Concussions are the most common form of head injury. Young people who get concussions take longer to recover and are at higher risk of developing symptoms that persist for many months after their injury. We want to improve the ways in which concussions are prevented,...