Using emergency department (ED) visit data for Ontario, this issue of the Ontario Injury Compass discusses characteristics of bicycle-related injuries in children and youth. The report also highlights evidence-informed prevention strategies for this injury issue.
ResourcesConcussion Awareness Training Tool
CATT Online provides free concussion toolkits, an online Concussion Response Tool, and downloadable resources. Developed by the BCIRPU, the CATT tool is a great resource for practitioners and residents of Ontario.
Find out what Injury Prevention working groups across Ontario are doing by visiting their microsites. Interested in a microsite for your working group? The OIPRC can help!
The Ontario Injury Prevention Resource Centre (OIPRC) helps injury prevention professionals reduce injury in Ontario.
We do this through:
- knowledge translation and interpretation
- knowledge exchange and communication
- system planning
September 12 - September 13, 2015
Thunder Bay, Ontario
Bone Fit™ is an evidence-informed exercise training workshop for healthcare professionals & exercise practitioners, providing training on the most appropriate, safe & effective methods to prescribe & progress exercise for people with osteoporosis.
September 17, 2015
Lamplighter Inn, London
Registration is open for the 2015 Not By Accident Conference
September 22, 2015
This research is aimed at identifying activities that place caregivers at greatest risk of injury, developing new tools for caregivers that reduce the risk of injury and developing new methods of training and coaching caregiver on safe work.
September 22, 2015
This webinar will present findings from a research study that examined the development and implementation of social determinant of health public health nurse (SDOH PHN) positions across Ontario’s 36 public health agencies.
September 27 - September 28, 2015
Delta Hotel City Centre, Ottawa
This workshop is presented by arrive alive DRIVE SOBER and Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police Traffic Committee.
October 19 - October 25, 2015
October 19 - 25, 2015 is National Teen Driver Safety Week (NTDSW), led by Parachute.
November 1 - November 30, 2015
Join us in the movement for Fall Prevention Month 2015.