|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|
|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.
|Consumer Product Safety Commission|
|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.
|Europe, EC Enterprise Directorate General, Unit E.5 (Security of Toys)|
|Europe, European Association for the Co-ordination of Consumer Representation in Standardization ANEC|
PROSAFE (the Product Safety Enforcement Forum of Europe) is an organisation established entirely by enforcement officers. The first formal meeting of the group was in 1990. Since that time, most Member States and EFTA (the European Free Trade Association) countries have been represented at meetings. Interest has now been expressed by enforcement officers from Central and Eastern European States and organisations such as ANEC and CEN. PROSAFE has been supported by the European Commission Health & Consumer Protection Directorate General (DG), Internal Market DG, Enterprise DG and EFTA.
|Finland, Finnish Consumer Agency & Consumer Ombudsman|
|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.
|Hungary, General Inspectorate for Consumer Protection Hungary|
|Ireland, Irish Water Safety Association|
|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.
|Spain, Catalan Institute of Consumer Affairs ICC|
|Spain, Ministry of Health & Consumer Afffairs|
|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.
|United Kingdom, British Toy & Hobby Association|
The purpose of the British Toy & Hobby Association is to promote and, where possible to bring about, the most benign commercial, industrial and political climate for its members activities'; also, in circumstances where the collective interests are specifically threatened, to organise and conduct appropriate defence.
|United Kingdom, Child Accident Prevention Trust CAPT|
A national charity in the United Kingdom committed to reducing the number of children and young people killed, disabled and seriously injured as a result of accidents. CAPT is the result of a committee, formed in the late 1970s, to focus on child accident prevention. In 1981 it gained charitable status and became the ‘Child Accident Prevention Trust‘. CAPT is registered in England and Wales.
|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, Local Authorities Co-ordination Body on Food and Trading Standards LACORS|
|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, 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