Falls from ladders lead to thousands of emergency department visits and hospital admissions in Ontario each year. The highest numbers are seen in middle-aged adults. Using Ontario emergency department visit and hospital discharge data, this issue of the Ontario Injury Compass presents injury data on ladder-related falls, with a focus on 45-64 year olds.
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
May 11 - June 12, 2016
This year's Road Safety Challenge (RSC) will run from May 11 - June 12, 2016.
May 16 - May 17, 2016
Registration and the Call for Abstracts is now open for the 2016 Watch Your Step National Fall Prevention Conference in Calgary, Alberta in May 2016.
May 18, 2016
This alcohol forum will bring together various stakeholders to discuss prioritizing community well-being and safety related to alcohol availability and use in Ontario.
May 19, 2016
Experience interactive exhibits and help celebrate 40 years of trauma care at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre.
May 30 - June 5, 2016
Safe Kids Week 2016 will focus on the top injury issues that affect children on the road, at home and at play.
June 5 - June 8, 2016
Halifax, Nova Scotia
This conference is aimed at everyone who works in road safety.
October 22 - October 23, 2016
Participants can either become a certified instructor of the TCAFP program or, at a discounted rate, join to learn the TCAFP program.