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.

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!

What We Do

The Ontario Injury Prevention Resource Centre (OIPRC) helps injury prevention professionals reduce injury in Ontario.
We do this through:

  • coordination
  • knowledge translation and interpretation
  • knowledge exchange and communication
  • leadership
  • capacity-building
  • system planning

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In the News

Call for Participants: CSA Technical Committee on Workplace First Aid

CSA Group is seeking volunteer committee members for a Technical Committee on Workplace First Aid. Apply by June 30th.

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Join the Movement for Falls Prevention Month

Fifteen provincial and national organizations across Canada, including the OIPRC, have come together to lead the movement for Falls Prevention Month 2015. Find out how Injury prevention practitioners can get involved.

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Ontario Ministry of Transportation releases 2012 Ontario Road Safety Annual Report

The Ministry of Transportation has released the 2012 Ontario Road Safety Annual Report (ORSAR), presenting road injury and fatality data and identifying road safety priorities.

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Upcoming Events

Bone Fit™ Workshops (Osteoporosis Canada)

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.

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2015 Not By Accident Conference

September 17, 2015

Lamplighter Inn, London

Registration is open for the 2015 Not By Accident Conference

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Plenary Session: Preventing Injury among Caregivers

September 22, 2015

Toronto, ON

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.

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Implementing Ontario’s Social Determinants of Health Public Health Nurse Initiative

September 22, 2015

Webinar

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.

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arrive alive DRIVE SOBER workshop

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.

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National Teen Driver Safety Week

October 19 - October 25, 2015

Canada-wide

October 19 - 25, 2015 is National Teen Driver Safety Week (NTDSW), led by Parachute.

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Fall Prevention Month

November 1 - November 30, 2015

Canada-wide

Join us in the movement for Fall Prevention Month 2015.

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