In recognition of World Suicide Prevention Day on September 10th, this issue of the Ontario Injury Compass looks at suicide fatalities in Ontario and suicide risk factors, and highlights prevention strategies.

We are pleased to let you know the Watch Your Step 2014 National Fall Prevention Conference presentations are posted on the website. Please note that some speakers were not able to share their information online. To download a presentation, simply go to the conference program page.

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

WHO releases first global report on suicide prevention

First WHO report on suicide prevention calls for coordinated action to reduce suicides worldwide.

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Ontario Ministry of Transportation releases 2011 Ontario Road Safety Annual Report

The Ontario Ministry of Transportation’s (MTO) 2011 Ontario Road Safety Annual Report (ORSAR) is now available

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Burns Centre Consultation Guidelines Released

The Burns Centre Consultation Guidelines are a resource to facilitate consultations and/or transfers of patients to Burns Centres in Ontario.

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Upcoming Events

2014 Provincial Seatbelt Campaign

September 24 - October 10, 2014

Province-wide event

The goal of the Seatbelt Campaign is to raise public awareness about the importance of wearing seatbelts, and educate drivers on the proper use of child car seats and booster seats.

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2014 Not By Accident Conference *Updated*

October 21, 2014

Best Western, Lamplighter Inn, London

The theme for the 2014 Not By Accident Conference is "Risky Play: On Playgrounds, On Roads"

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Engaging Community Stakeholders in the Delivery of Early Childhood Injury Prevention Messages

November 19, 2014

CHNET-WORKS! Fireside Chat

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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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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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