Injuries cause pain. If a serious injury doesn't kill you, it can change the rest of your life, damage your relationships, and cost you a lot of money.
The Injury Prevention Centre is part of the School of Public Health at the University of Alberta and is dedicated to helping Albertans and our governments make safe choices the easy choices.
Pedestrians have the right of way in crosswalks, but also have a responsibility to cross safely.
In 2018, there were 250 collisions involving pedestrians in Edmonton. Sadly, 251 people were injured and six died.
Injury Prevention Centre expert, Kathy Belton, provides some tips for pedestrians ...Read More
The topic of this year’s campaign, happening June 3 to 9, 2019, is preventing harm from children’s falls in the home and at play. Falling is a normal part of children’s development, as they walk, climb, run, jump, play and explore their environment. While most child falls do not result in serious in...Read More
Rollovers kill and seriously injure more riders than any other type of quading incident, causing more than half of deaths. On average, 14 people die in Alberta every year while riding quads. Over 700 people are admitted to hospital and over 5,500 go to emergency departments for treatment.