Ontario Injury Compass: Injuries from Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in Ontario

April 2017

Ontario Injury Compass: Injuries from Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in Ontario

Between  2011-2015, there were more than 4,000 emergency visits related to Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in Ontario.   

This Ontario Injury Compass presents emergency visit data for injuries related to Carbon Monoxide (CO) Poisonings in Ontario between 2011-2015, with an emphasis on the latest year of available data (2015). It also analyses ED Visits related to CO poisoning by age, sex and regional distribution. 

 

 

Referenced in this Report:

Newsroom: Government of Ontario. Backgrounder Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week. Retrieved from: https://news.ontario.ca/mcscs/en/2015/11/carbon-monoxide-awareness-week-1.html

Health Canada. (2016). Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning. Retrieved from: https://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/services/air-quality/indoor-air-contaminants/keep-carbon-monoxide-out-your-home.html

Parachute. (n.d.). Home Safety: Around the House. Retrieved from: http://www.parachutecanada.org/injury-topics/item/home-safety-around-the-house 

Ontario Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services. Carbon Monoxide Alarm Questions and Answers. Retrieved from: http://www.mcscs.jus.gov.on.ca/english/FireMarshal/CarbonMonoxideAlarms/QuestionsandAnswers/OFM_COAlarms_QandA.html

 

 

Related Content

ON Injury Compass – Carbon Monoxide Poisoning (2010)
 
Fundamentals for Injury Prevention Practitioners

 

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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.