Falls

Childhood unintentional fall related injuries

[Factsheet, 2012]

This factsheet was produced as part of the Safekids Campaign 2012-13 'out and about safety' theme.

It includes sections on: 'Deaths', 'Hospitalisations', children aged 0 to 4 years, 5 to 9 years, and 10 to 14 years and 'Some effective interventions'. Include data and statistics from: Injury Prevention Research Unit (IPRU), University of Otago. Includes figures and references

This resource is aimed at practitioners and others running injury prevention programmes.

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Preventing falls to under fives project plan

[Booklet, 2014]

This publication is for injury prevention practitioners and people running injury prevention programmes for children under five years old.

It presents a project framework and advice on programme design.

 

 

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Playground safety investigation for a safe summer

[Pamphlet, 2014]

This A4 pamphlet project plan will help you investigate your public playgrounds to identify dangers and causes of possible ‘fall’ injuries.

It is designed to involve children in evaluating the safety of local playgrounds.

 

 

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Playground safety investigation for a safe summer : teacher background

[Pamphlet, 2014]

With this resource we encourage students to investigate their public playgrounds to identify dangers and causes of possible ‘fall’ injuries.

It is designed to involve children in evaluating the safety of local playgrounds.

This is the teacher resource, companion to the Community resource item no 10361.

 

 

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