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Injury Prevention Resources

 

CDC Injury Center
Provides injury prevention information on violence, home and recreational safety, traumatic brain injuries (TBI), motor vehicle safety, and the corresponding data and statistics.

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Contains information about driving and motor vehicle safety, especially information concerning distracted driving, drunk driving, and texting while driving.

World Health Organization
A comprehensive health information site. Provides a specific page for traffic injuries and an all-inclusive injury page with information on drowning, falls, burns, poisoning, and violence.

Rethink Injury
The Rethink Injury program aims to increase the awareness of known risks of injury and encourage appropriate actions to reduce these risks.

Think First National Injury Prevention Foundation
A comprehensive site that provides information on spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, bicycle safety, firearm safety, water safety, and playground safety among other topics.

Facts for Life - Unicef
Provides tips on keeping your home safe and free from drowning, burns, poisoning, falls, and choking

Risk Watch: National Fire Prevention Association
The NFPA website provides tip sheets and information about preventing fire, electrical, and cooking safety.

CDC: Prevent Injuries After a Disaster
Information on how to prevent injuries after a natural disaster.

American Academy of Pediatrics: Sports Injury Prevention
Promotes safe and healthy exercise and provides tips to prevent common sports injuries and overuse.

Safe Kids Worldwide
Educates parents and guardians on home, car/road, and sports and play safety for all ages of children.

National Safety Council
Their mission is to save lives by preventing injuries and deaths at work, in homes and communities and on the road through leadership, research, education and advocacy. They offer education and prevention on some of the leading causes of preventable injury. 

Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE) - Injury Prevention
The SOPHE injury prevention website is designed to strengthen the connection between behavioral science and health education with more comprehensive approaches to unintentional injury and violence prevention.

Safe States Alliance
Professional association whose mission is to strengthen the practice of injury and violence prevention.

National Organizations for Youth Safety
A coalition of non-profit and for-profit youth serving organizations and government agencies working together toward the common goal of addressing health and safety issues that affect youth in the United States.

Prevent Child Injury
Prevent Child Injury brings together a coalition of stakeholders to speak with one voice and share specific injury prevention messaging on a national level. When researchers, educators, public health professionals, and others speak with one voice, they can amplify their reach and effectiveness by giving the public the same messages from multiple sources at the same time.


Last Edited: March 6, 2017
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