NEWS & EVENTS
Babies and children have sensitive skin that can be damaged easily by sun exposure.
The International Safety Media Awards are the Oscars of the safety community and honour exceptional safety media from around the world.
Girls age 10 to 19 living in rural B.C. communities with poor access to local mental health services are at highest risk of intentionally poisoning themselves.
The latest CATT course aims to educate athletes on the management of concussions.
Brain Waves is a national brain and spinal cord injury prevention program overseen by Parachute, Canada’s national injury prevention organization. The BC Injury Research and Prevention Unit (BCIRPU) is the provincial delivery partner for Brain Waves and the training...
Congratulations to BCIRPU scientist Dr. Ian Pike who received $267,750 from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research for his study of the unintended consequences of implementing stay-at-home policies during the COVID-19 pandemic. This project will use several...
This year’s campaign focuses on the dangers of poisoning from cannabis consumption.
When: March 21-27, 2021 Purpose: To raise awareness and provide tips to prevent unintentional poisoning among British Columbians, with a focus on promoting safe storage practices and helping parents understand how to #CheckForPoisons and make their homes poison safe,...
Date: Thursday, March 25th at 11 AM Abstract: Research is clear on the importance of regular and repeated access to outdoor risky play. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the importance of supporting children’s play outdoors is even more urgent to support infection control...
With snow and freezing temperatures in the forecast this weekend, make sure you’re prepared before venturing out in the snow. Playing outside is healthy for everyone, but frostbite can put a damper on the fun.