Title:

CDC Centre for Injury Prevention and Control

URL: http://www.cdc.gov/injury/
Summary:

Provides resources on home and recreational safety, motor vehicle safety, violence prevention, traumatic brain injury and injury response

Highlights:

The WISQARS Cost of Injury Reports module provides cost estimates for injury deaths, hospitalizations, and emergency department visits where the patient was treated and released.It allows users to create reports of: medical costs (e.g., treatment and rehabilitation), work loss costs (e.g., lost wages, fringe benefits, and self-reported household services), and combined costs (medical plus work loss) based on a number of variables including: intent and mechanism (cause) of injury, body region and diagnosis of injury, geographic location (for deaths only), sex, and age.

There is also an introductory online course on  violence prevention at http://www.vetoviolence.org/pop/prevention-main.html

 

Topics: Safety, Bullying prevention, Crime prevention, Road safety, Occupational health & safety
Location: US
Resource Type: strategies and interventions, consumer research
Publisher: US Centre for Disease Control
Date Last Updated: 2011-03-06 19:55:12

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