Injury Prevention Resources

Injury Prevention Resources – November 16, 2016

Safety Services Nova Scotia’s School Bus Safety Campaign
The School Bus Safety Awareness Campaign is widely recognized by school bus drivers, parents, and other groups with a strong interest in child safety. The Campaign aims to raise awareness for vehicles illegally passing the school bus while its stopped with its red lights flashing, also known as Red Light Violations. 

The Campaign includes activities such as a video contest, key messages, and social media engagement. For more information, please visit: 

Just Released: New interactive tool using CHIRPP data!
Top 5 sports and recreational activities responsible for concussions and other brain injuries
The Concussion & Brain Injuries in Canadian Children and Youth Data Blog features an open-source tool that provides an interactive snapshot of brain injury statistics. It shows the most common sports and recreational activities related to concussions and other brain injuries among Canadian children and youth, 5-19 years old (CHIRPP data years 2012-2014). For more information, click here.

New Report: TIRF and the NSC Release A New GDL Framework: Planning for the Future
The Traffic Injury Research Foundation is pleased to announce the publication of “A New GDL Framework: Planning for the Future.” This Phase 2 report focuses on the implementation of the GDL Framework and is part of a continuing series of initiatives designed to improve young driver safety. The report is available, here. For more information on the series of initiatives, please click here.

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