If we want more evidence-based practice, we need more practice-based evidence.*

 

Injury Related Websites

 

Canadian Hospitals Injury Reporting and 

Prevention Program.  

http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hpb/lcdc/brch/injury/index.hml

Browse the newly posted reports for injuries associated with shopping carts, personal powered watercraft, hot beverages, fireworks, dog bites and dog attacks...
The Safe Communities Foundation
http://www.safecommunities.ca
Funded by five Canadian banks and four large industries, and the governments of Ontario and Alberta, this public-private sector partnership since 1996 has developed safe communities programs and tools to reduce workplace, home, and recreational injuries.

The Economic Burden of Unintentional Injury in Canada. http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hpb/lcdc/brch/infury/unintent/  

http://www.smartrisk.ca  

Reducing The Burden of Injury: Advancing Prevention and Treatment.  
http://www.nap.edu/readingroom/enter2.cgi?0309065666.html.

Fire Prevention Education

http://www.sparky.org

Fire prevention education, including a place called "Get out of my way!"
where kids can drive a fire truck through city streets to a big fire!
FIRE PREVENTION & SAFETY RESOURCES
         -- Spanish Language Resources --
Safety resources compiled by http://educatorlabs.org/ 

American Automobile Association
Foundation for Traffic Safety
8111 Gatehouse Road
Falls Church, VA 22047
http://www.aaa.com/scripts/WebObjects.dll/ZipCode

Conducts research, develops educational materials, distributes publications to professionals and consumers.

The Summary of US Fire Statistics 1986-1995 http://www.usfa.fema.gov/usfapubs/

pubs_display.cfm?p_id=271.

Centre for Injury Prevention
5009 Coye Drive, Stevens Point, WI 54481
Phone: 1-8(800-) 344-7580
Fax: 1-7 (715) 3-341-8400
http://www.bucklebear.com/

Center for Injury Prevention
Building One, Room 400
San Francisco General Hospital
San Francisco, CA 94110 (415) 826-2160

This group provides a wide range of information regarding child safety and injury prevention.Injury Prevention Network

CDC National Center for Injury Prevention and Control

4770 Buford Highway NE

Atlanta , GA 30341 

This is a book that reaches program managers hoe to demonstrate the value of their work to the public, to the peers, to funders, and to the people served.

Information and Consumer Affairs
Occupational Safety and Health
Administration (OSHA)
Department of Labor,  Room N-3637
Washington, DC 20210
Phone: (202) 523-8148

Free catalog of OSHA audio visual aids, training programs, and other publications on worksite health and safety topics available with a self-addressed mailing label.

Injury Prevention Network

Phone: (415) 821-8209

Fax::     (415) 282-2563

email: pskaj@traumafdn.org

http://www.traumafdn.org

http://www.pcvp.org

 

 

 

The Injury prevention Network Newsletter is a product of the Trauma Foundation funded under the San Francisco Injury Prevention Center. Its content was written by Trauma Foundation staff working on alcohol related projects.
The Disability Resource
http://www.disabilityresource.com
The Disability Resource provides information and resources for people with all types of disabilities.  Its website hosts chat rooms, lists upcoming events, sells publications of interest, and allows you to search for other resources using a variety of internet search engines.  Members can schedule chats on specific topics and design their own webpage.

Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
Highway Loss Data Institute
Watergate 600
Washington, DC 20037
Phone: (202) 333-0770
http://www.hwysafety.org/

Conducts research and communications associated with motor vehicle injury, using a public health approach. IIHS Reports uses graphs and interviews to present highway injury reduction issues. This 15 minute videotape is based on significant findings in The Injury Fact Book.

National Highway Traffic Safety
Administration
Department of Transportation
400 Seventh Street SW,
Washington, DC 20590
Phone: (202) 426-0123 http://www.nhtsa.dot.gov/

Auto Safety Hotline (800) 424-9393. Pamphlets, fact sheets, and research notes on seat belts, child safety seats, drunk driving, and auto manufacturer defect campaigns.

National Safety Council
1121 Spring Lake Drive,
Itasca, IL 60143-3201
Phone: (630) 285-1121;
Fax: (630) 285-1315
OR
444 North Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611  (312) 527-4800
http://www.nsc.org/

Provides safety services and materials, including annual statistical compilation called Accident Facts.

Poison Control Branch
Food and Drug Administration
Department of Health and Human Services
5600 Fishers Lane HFN-720
Rockville, MD 20857
Phone: (301) 443-6260 Or
American Association of Poison Control
Centers  http://www.aapcc.org

An annual directory of poison control centers and a database of incident case reports of poisonings dating back to 1971.

Safety Tips for the Home, Outdoors, and Sports
http://www.lifeessentialsbyzee.com/zee/zLifeE_safety.html
Safety tips covers a wide range of issues for active lifestyles, outdoors, sports, biking, beach, home and more.

The Safety.com Guide on How to Prevent Kitchen Fires https://www.safety.com/home/security/guide-to-prevent-kitchen-fires/

A deep-dive on how to prevent kitchen fires in the home

 

Child Injury Division Health Canada and CHIRPP

http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/pphb-dgspsp/injury-bles/

 

Children and Youth Division, Health Canada

http://www.hc-sc.ca/hppb/cny

 

Product safety Bureau, Health Canada

http://hc-sc.gc.ca/ehp/ehd/psb/

 

Canada Safety Council

http://www.safety-council.org

 

Canadian Agricultural Safety Program

http://www.agr.ca/policy/adapt/casp.html

 

Canadian Association of Fire Chiefs

http://www.cafc.ca

 

Canadian Automobile Association

http://www.caa.ca

 

Canadian Center for Occupational Health and Safety

http://www.ccohs.ca

 

Canadian Institute of Child Health

http://www.cich.ca

 

Canadian Pediatric Society

http://www.cps.ca

 

Canadian Parks/Recreation Association

http://www.cpra.ca/

 

Canadian Public Health Association

http://www.cpha.ca

 

Canadian Red Cross

http://www.redcross.ca

 

Injury Control Resource Information Network

http://www.injurycontrol.com/icrin/

 

Injury Prevention Center

http://www.injuryresearch.bc.ca/links.html

 

Lifesaving Society

http://www.lifesaving.ca

 

St. John Ambulance Canada

http://www.sja.ca

 

Smartrisk Foundation

http://www.smartrisk.ca

 

Transport Canada

http://www.tc.gc.ca/en/menu.htm

 

 

 

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