Based on Ontario emergency department (ED) data, this report explores the causes and risk factors for injuries, as well as the most common types of injuries seen in EDs, in relation to skiing, snowboarding and sledding in Ontario.

The final report summarizes conference highlights including promising practices, groundbreaking research, gaps in research and practice, and opportunities for programming and partnerships.

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

Competition Bureau checks helmet-maker Bauer over concussion claims

The Competition Bureau has ordered Bauer to stop making unsupported claims that its Re-Akt hockey helmets offer enhanced protection from concussions.

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ACICR changes name to Injury Prevention Centre

The Alberta Centre for Injury Control & Research (ACICR) is now the Injury Prevention Centre (IPC).

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LDCP Alcohol and Related Harms Report Released

This report is a resource for public health practitioners who are looking for evidence-based information about how to reduce the harmful effects of alcohol at the local level.

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Upcoming Events

NEW! CFPC E-Learning (April-June 2015)

April 15 - June 10, 2015

Online Course

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Play Safe Symposium

February 4, 2015

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto

Play Safe Initiative's interdisciplinary symposium is aimed at professional and volunteer leaders in sport, recreation, education and health.

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CFPC E-Learning

February 6 - March 13, 2015

Online Course

This updated five-week e-learning course will help you acquire the knowledge and skills needed to apply an evidence-based approach to the prevention of falls and fall-related injuries.

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Canadian Hip Fracture Management Conference

March 23 - March 24, 2015

Marriott Renaissance Downtown Hotel, Toronto

The inaugural Canadian Hip Fracture Management Conference gives healthcare practitioners an opportunity to learn about current best practices, hear updates on the implementation of quality indicators and ultimately improve hip fracture care.

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7th Annual Ontario Bike Summit

March 31 - April 1, 2015

Eaton Chelsea, Toronto

The 7th Annual Ontario Bike Summit will focus on ways that #CycleON, Ontario's Cycling Strategy, is being implemented across Ontario.

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Annual Falls & Mobility Network Meeting

June 5, 2015

Toronto Rehabilitation Institute

Save the date for the 2015 Falls & Mobility Network Meeting in Toronto.

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