Ontarians are at considerable risk of transport-related injury. The latest Ontario Injury Compass focusses on the etiology, age and gender breakdown, and injury mechanisms of transport-related injuries in the province.
CareersThe Resource Centre is hiring!
Parachute is seeking an experienced individual for a one year, full time contract to join our team within the Ontario Injury Prevention Resource Centre (OIPRC) at Parachute, for Coordinator, Health Promotion, Data and Knowledge Exchange.
Presented in partnership with the Falls & Mobility Network Meeting, this conference is co-hosted by the Ontario Injury Prevention Resource Centre and the BC Injury Research and Prevention Unit. Join us at Toronto's Eaton Chelsea Hotel as we bring together experts from across Canada and around the world to share research excellence, clinical advances and policy innovations in fall and injury prevention among older adults. Contact Conference Coordinator, Karin Ivand, at 647-343-5034 or visit the conference website for information.
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
See our website for more details on our services, training, publications, and online resources.
March 22 - February 22, 2014
The Bone Fit™ 1-day workshop is aimed at the exercise and fitness professionals providing exercise programming in the community. The training provides foundational training to work safely in providing exercise training and programming to clients with low bone mass and uncomplicated osteoporosis. A special focus of this course will be how to identify when a client should be referred to a physiotherapist.
March 22 - March 23, 2014
The Bone Fit™ 2-day workshop is a comprehensive training program for rehabilitation professionals who work in a clinical environment where exercise prescription is the predominant modality for rehabilitation for clients with osteoporosis. The overall objective of this workshop is to provide grounding for safe clinical assessment and management of clients with osteoporosis through exercise-based rehabilitation.
March 26 - March 27, 2014
Metro Hall, 55 John Street, Room 302, Toronto, M5V 3C6
The Public Health Ontario Health Promotion Capacity Building team is proud to present this series of four workshops on March 26 and 27, 2014. These introductory-level workshops will focus on program planning, policy development, evaluation and health communication.
March 31 - April 2, 2014
Allstream Centre, Toronto
With the theme Knowledge to Action, TOPHC aims to advance public health in Ontario by increasing the knowledge and skills in the workforce, and invites public health professionals, such as health promoters, epidemiologists, public health nurses, physicians, researchers, policy-makers and other groups to participate.
May 27 - May 28, 2014
Eaton Chelsea Hotel
Registration is now open. Deadline for abstract submissions has been extended to Jan. 14, 2014! Co-hosted by the OIPRC and the BCIRPU, this conference will bring together experts from across Canada and around the world to share research excellence, clinical advances and policy innovations in fall and fall-related injury prevention among older adults.