|Australia, Australian Injury Prevention Network|
The Australian Injury Prevention Network (AIPN) is the peak national body advocating for injury prevention and control in Australia.
The AIPN was formed in 1996 in order to establish a framework for collaboration between injury researchers, policymakers and practitioners and to provides a coordinated voice among injury prevention professionals.
|Australia, Injury Research Centre|
|Australia, Monash University Accident Reseach Centre|
|Austrian Road Safety Board, Department of Home, Leisure & Sports|
The Department of Home, Leisure & Sports of the Austrian Road Safety Board analyses accident risks at home and during leisure activities and sports. Special areas of focus include fall prevention among the elderly as well as more safety for children and in mass sports. Our prevention work is based on the home, leisure and sports injury statistics.
|Belgium, Department of Welfare, Health and Culture|
|Canada, Health Canada|
Health Canada is the federal department responsible for helping the people of Canada maintain and improve their health. In partnership with provincial and territorial governments, Health Canada provides national leadership to develop health policy, enforce health regulations, promote disease prevention and enhance healthy living for all Canadians. Health Canada ensures that health services are available.
|Denmark, National Institute of Public Health|
The National Institute of Public Health is an independent institute under the Danish Ministry of the Interior and Health. Its principal purpose is to plan and carry out research and reviews. The National Institute of Public Health's field of research can be divided into research into health, diseases and mortality of the population and research into health promotion, prevention and treatment. The National Institute of Public Health is to a great extent involved in Nordic as well as EU research co-operation and other international research co-operation.
|Finland, Finnish Consumer Agency & Consumer Ombudsman|
|Finland, National Research and Development Centre STAKES|
STAKES produces information and know-how in the field of welfare and health and forwards them to decision-makers and other actors in the field. As a centre of expertise overseen by the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, STAKES bases its functions on research, development and information resources. The National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health was established in 1992 and consists of 250 employees.
|France, Consumer Safety Commission|
The CSC is an independant organisation in France. It was set up in 1983 to improve consumer safety. The "Commission de la SÚcuritÚ des Consommateurs" captures the number of accidents and collects reports ondangerous products Its objective is a reduction of accidents in everyday life.
|France, Institute of Health Protection|
The National Institute for Public Health Surveillance (InVS), a governmental institution reporting to the Ministry of Health, is responsible for monitoring the health status of the entire French population and alerting public authorities of threats to public health
To accomplish this, InVS collects and analyzes epidemiologic data, a task requiring that it mobilizes, leads, and coordinates a public health network that includes healthcare professionals, research units, public and private healthcare facilities, health insurance funds, and patient and user associations.
InVS then provides these health surveillance data to the public authorities in the form of recommendations that help to direct and then assess health policies. This information also goes to healthcare professionals, who must implement these policies, and to the general population. This health surveillance is the expression
of democracy in health, the sharing of knowledge about hazards and risks, to promote health.
|Germany, German Green Cross|
|Germany, Institute of Public Health|
|Greece, Center for Research and Prevention of Injuries among the Young CEREPRI|
The Center for Research and Prevention of Injuries among the Young, was established by the Ministry of Health in 1991. The decision to create a research and action oriented Center was dictated by the large and rising number of young people who are injured or killed each year in Greece. The Center aims to develop research activities, methods for a better documentation and reporting of the consequences of injuries, as well as targeted childhood injury prevention programs. The mission of CEREPRI is the reduction of the number of young people involved in accidents in Greece.
|Hungary, General Inspectorate for Consumer Protection Hungary|
|Ireland, Ministry of Health - Department of Health and Children|
|Italy, Ministry of Health - Department of Prevention|
|Netherlands, Consumer Safety Institute|
The Consumer Safety Institute is committed to lowering injury risks, particular in the home and during leisure time. It‘s aim is to improve safety in the Netherlands from the perspective of health policy in general. The “Consumer Safety Institute“ is funded by the Government. The Home Accident Surveillance System (LIS) is in operation since July 1983; data are collected at the Accident and Emergency departments of 14 hospitals.
|Norway, Department of Public Health|
|Portugal, National Institute of Health|
|Spain, Catalan Institute of Consumer Affairs ICC|
|Spain, Ministry of Health & Consumer Afffairs|
|Sweden, National Board of Health and Welfare|
|Sweden, National Institute of Public Health|
|Sweden, Swedish Consumer Agency Konsumentverket|
The Swedish Consumer Agency (Konsumentverket) is a state agency whose task is to help the Swedish general public with consumer affairs. The Consumer Agency is headed by a Director General, who is also Consumer Ombudsman. The CO represents consumer interests in relations to businesses, and pursues legal action in the consumers‘ interests.
|Switzerland, Swiss Council for Accident Prevention BFU|
|United Kingdom, Collaboration for Accident Prevention and Injury Control CAPIC|
The Collaboration for Accident Prevention and Injury Control (CAPIC) has been funded by the Welsh Assembly Government to co-ordinate injury prevention activities in Wales and to develop a Wales Injury Prevention Network.
CAPIC was initiated in 1996 to bring together representatives from a wide variety of organisations interested in injury prevention including public health bodies, local authorities, clinicians, emergency services, academics, and voluntary and charitable bodies. CAPIC acts as an umbrella body which has representation from a variety of groups with more specific mandates, e.g. Child Safe Wales, RoSPA, but does not replicate their activities.
|United Kingdom, Department of Trade and Industry Home Safety Website|
The DTI's Home Safety Network was launched in November 2000. It was established to help reduce the high toll of serious home accidents in the UK and is intended to help inform safety professionals and the public of the hazards.
The Home Safety Network aims to bring together resource and publicity materials produced by DTI and others to provide information about research into related topics and events taking place around the country.
|United Kingdom, Ergonomics and Safety Research Institute|
The Ergonomics and Safety Research Institute (ESRI) formed from the Research Institute for Consumer Ergonomics (RICE) and HUSAT Research Institute.
|United Kingdom, Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents RoSPA|
|United Kingdom, Scottish Consumer Council|
The Scottish Consumer Council (SCC) was set up by government in 1975.
Their purpose is to promote the interests of Scottish consumers, with particular regard to those people who experience disadvantage in society.
While producers of goods and services are usually well-organised and articulate when protecting their own interests, individual consumers very often are not. The people we represent are consumers of all kinds: they may be patients, tenants, parents, solicitors' clients, public transport users, or simply shoppers in a supermarket.
|USA, Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center|
|USA, Injury Control Resource Information Network|
The Injury Control Resource Information Network is a dynamic list of key Internet accessible resources related to the field of injury research and control. The resources are in the form of annotated clickable hyperlinks to other Internet sources and documents
|USA, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control|
|USA, Safetylit (Injury Prevention Literature Update) |
SafetyLit.org is the Website of the Injury Prevention Resource Library at San Diego State University and serves as an information resource for anyone interested in injury prevention. This weekly update of the injury literature began in February of 1998 as a service to a small number of injury prevention specialists on the West Coast of the United States