Year: 1995 Source: Edmonton, AB: Injury Prevention Centre, University of Alberta Hospitals, 1995. 62p. SIEC No: 19950528

This guide has 3 major sections. The first deals with theory & discusses why injuries are an issue, the cost of injuries, the science of injury prevention & putting injury prevention in place. Section 2 presents 10 steps to community injury prevention programming, from identifying community issues to program evaluation. Section 3 examines 2 successful injury prevention programs – a suicide prevention program in Hobbema, Alberta & a program to reduce the number of drownings among Alaskan natives.