Falls Prevention Webinar Recording

Unintentional injury is the biggest issue in community safety and when it comes to unintentional injury the most common injury will result from falling. Falls are the cause of more hospital admissions and injury statistics than any other safety issue. But, falls draw less media attention than most other safety issues. Public awareness about the risk and frequency of falls, and the extent of injury and impairment that can result is alarmingly low.

Reminder: Abstracts closing tomorrow: 13th Australasian Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion Conference,

With a theme of “Take Action”, the Conference will be a multi-disciplinary event featuring representatives from all facets of injury prevention including research, teaching, practice and policy. Themes will be varied and cover topics such as child and family safety, road and transport safety, falls and ageing, water safety (including drowning), burns prevention, injury in a global perspective, rural and remote injury prevention, sports injury prevention and treatment, workplace safety, injury amongst Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and more.

10-11 July Making Cities Liveable Conference 12 July Safe Cities Conference

10 – 11 July 2017, Hotel Grand Chancellor, Brisbane The 10th Making Cities Liveable Conference is a platform for government, academic and industry professionals to discuss public health, sustainability, natural resource management, transport, climate change, urban design, bio security and more. The conference will be held at Hotel Grand Chancellor in Brisbane on Monday 10th … Continued

2017 Safe Kids Worldwide Childhood Injury Prevention Convention (PREVCON),

Registration is now open for the 2017 Safe Kids Worldwide Childhood Injury Prevention Convention (PREVCON), to be held July 26-29, 2017 at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront in Baltimore, Maryland. Our biennial convention offers an exciting opportunity to meet and network with hundreds of public health and safety practitioners in the field of childhood injury prevention … Continued

World Conference on Drowning Prevention 2017

Register today to participate in the 2017 World Conference on Drowning Prevention in Vancouver, Canada. Don’t miss your chance to showcase your work to delegates of the 2017 World Conference on Drowning Prevention. Opportunities exist for oral and poster presentations in seven conference streams.  Take advantage of early bird pricing unit June 16th only The … Continued