July 2009

Forces of Nature

On average, every month 20 people are hospitalized for a condition related to exposure to excessive heat, cold, and other forces of nature. The majority of cases involve heat exhaustion and heatstroke. Learn more about injuries due to forces of nature in July's Ontario Injury Compass. The July issue of Compass is part of a series of e-reports produced by the Ontario Injury Prevention Resource Centre. Each report focuses on a single injury issue and provides Ontario data broken down by age, sex and region. Each report also includes prevention tips and a list of additional resources pertaining to the injury topic.

Download the report (in PDF format) or sign up via email at compass-subscribe@oiprc.parachutecanada.org to automatically receive new reports by e-mail.

Ontario Injury Compass provides an analysis of injury issues in Ontario. Each report provides a snapshot of the most recent data available on the given topic.  By signing up, you can automatically receive notification when the reports are released. 

To sign up, please send an email to compass-subscribe@oiprc.parachutecanada.org.