Updated October 2012
HealthLink BC2009 BC Coroner's Child Death Review(see page 22)Public Health Agency of Canada
BC Children's Hospital Trauma ServiceThe Trauma Program is dedicated to improving trauma care for injured children locally, regionally and provincially.
BC Drug and Poison Information Centre
For drug and poison prevention tips and 24 hour toll-free advice.
BC Injury Research and Prevention UnitThis research program based at Children's works with communities across BC to implement injury data collection and control strategies. Brain Trust Canadaa progressive community rehabilitation agency dedicated to maximizing independence, capitalizing on natural support systems and being a leader in injury prevention initiatives.Canada Safety Council Canada’s voice and resource for safety. Canadian Red CrossInformation on disaster control, first aid and water safety programs. Includes the National Drowning Report in PDF format. Caring for KidsAn excellent resource for parents on childhood injury prevention, sun safety, health, and disease prevention. Developed by the Canadian Pediatric Society. CHIRPP NewsThe Canadian Hospitals Injury Reporting and Prevention Program (CHIRPP) keeps readers informed about injury data collected at participating hospital emergency rooms across Canada. The Community Against Preventable InjuriesA province-wide, multi-partner organization designed to raise awareness, transform attitudes, and ultimately change behaviours. Injury Free ZoneWebsite of the BC Injury Prevention Centre at Vancouver General Hospital. Focuses on sport and recreational safety. Includes interactive games and quizzes for school-aged children and teens. Alberta Centre for Injury ControlSafe Kids CanadaSafe Kids Canada is the national injury prevention program of Toronto’s Hospital for Sick Children. Provides safety tips and resources for professionals as well as parents of pre-school and school-aged children. St. John’s AmbulanceSite offers information on first aid training and safety. SmartriskSmartrisk is Canada’s leading resource for youth on injury prevention, and creator of the ‘Heroes’ high school multi-media presentation.ThinkFirsta national non-profit organization dedicated to the prevention of brain and spinal cord injuries