Injury Prevention News - January 6, 2017

Injury Prevention News – January 6, 2017

Canadian Agricultural Injury Reporting Releases New Report
The Canadian Agricultural Injury Reporting (CAIR) Program has released a new report on agriculture related fatalities in Canada. Agriculture-Related Fatalities in Canada examines Canadian agriculture-related fatality data for the 10-year period between 2003 to 2012. This report also includes trends over a 23-year time period (1990 to 2012) as well as an in-depth analysis of mechanisms of injury over a 10-year time period from 2003 to 2012. Please find a copy of the report in English attached. A French copy will be available soon.

Vision Zero Advocate Conference 2017
Hosted by ATS Traffic, the Vision Zero Advocate Conference will take place March 1-3, 2017 in Edmonton, AB. The Conference will gather together technical experts, industry leaders, and inspiring speakers to host a series of presentations, discussions and workshops on Vision Zero. For more information, please visit:

Slips, Trips, and Falls International Conference 2017
This conference will be held June 15-16, 2017 in Toronto, ON. A reminder abstract submission is now open! The deadline for submissions is February 2, 2017. This Conference will provide a forum to discuss various aspects of fall prevention and protection in the community and workplace. Researchers, policy makers, technical experts and others around the world will present their latest work, products, and exchange research ideas. For more information, please visit:
Finding Balance New Brunswick
The New Brunswick Trauma Program in partnership with Finding Balance, has recently launched a provincial website for seniors and professionals. Finding Balance is a national program developed by the Injury Prevention Centre at the University of Alberta and is designed to raise awareness of preventing slips, trips, and falls among older Canadians. The Finding Balance program uses real- life strategies that older adults can use to lower their risk of a fall. The website is available in both English and French. For more information, please visit:

Happy New Year! ACIP sends best wishes for 2017!

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