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 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.
Ash Kolstad was 12-years old when his head hit the boards after he was checked from behind during a hockey game resulting in a severe concussion and whiplash. The injury forced the honour student to leave school for one year and quit the sport. Nearly a decade later, he still suffers symptoms every ...Read More
Albertans can expect a decrease in injuries and deaths with new Farm and Ranch Workplace regulations
EDMONTON, AB – The newly announced regulations, coming in to force December 1, 2018, acknowledge the unique nature of farm work and help ensure that waged, non-family workers are protected from ...Read More
In the blink of an eye, your baby slips in the tub. Your kindergartener falls off his bike. Kids bump their heads all the time during their everyday, saving-the-world activities. And even though much of the awareness for concussions is about playing sports, we know concussions can happen anywhere. I...Read More