Upcoming Events and Injury Prevention Resources

Upcoming Events and Injury Prevention Resources 

Parachute Safe Kids Week 2016 May 30th – June 5th, 2016
Safe Kids Week 2016 starts this Monday, May 30th and is celebrating its 20th anniversary in communities across Canada.

The focus is on top injury issues that affect children at home, at play, and on the road.

To learn more about how you can get involved, visit: www.parachutecanada.org/safekidsweek. If you have any questions, please contact Julie Taylor, Program Coordinator jtaylor@parachutecanada.org or 647-776-5120. And remember to follow #SafeKids20 on Twitter and Facebook.

CARSP Conference – Full Program Available 

The Canadian Association of Road Safety Professional’s 2016 Conference will be held June 5-8th, 2016 in Halifax, NS. The theme for this year is: Working for Road Safety. A full program is now available online for your viewing. Please click here. Registration is still available!

Fall Prevention Community of Practice – Loop
If you work in the area of falls prevention or are interested learning more about falls prevention– become a member of the Loop! This interactive community of practice offers capacity building to members in the prevention of falls and fall-related injuries. 

The Loop offers:
- Education and training on fall prevention
- Sharing evidence-based resources and information
- Access to research evidence through a skilled Information Specialist
- Partnership building
- Chance to inform research
- Updates on promising practices and policy changes

Visit: www.fallsloop.com for more information.

Article on Concussion Policy

Attached is a publication Experience with Canada’s First Policy on Concussion Education and Management in Schools.

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