IMPACT, Injury Prevention

IMPACT, the injury prevention team works with public health staff, government and community groups to help prevent injuries in people of all ages living in Winnipeg. In Winnipeg, injury is the fourth leading cause of death for all age groups. Each year, 360 Winnipeg residents die and 5,100 are hospitalized due to injury (WRHA, Injury Report, 2014).  Using data from this report which covers injuries in Winnipeg Health Region between 200 – 2010, we have created the Leading Causes of Injury-Related Hospitalization data chart and the Leading Causes of Injury Death chart.

Injury Prevention Framework, Logic Models & Backgrounders

In 2015, IMPACT went through a strategic planning process to develop a Strategic Framework and Program Monitoring Indicators for the program and created logic models and backgrounder for each priority area.

WRHA Staff Training

  • ONLINE TRAINING: IMPACT developed mandatory oline training in Home Environments: Promoting safety for clients and health care providers and in Introduction to Injury Prevention.
  • Additional staff training specific to each injury prevention are can be found under PRESENTATIONS.

 Major Initiatives

    • Injury Prevention Champions
    • Community and Ambulatory Care Falls Prevention Working Group
    • Preventing Injuries for Young Children
    • Safe Cycling /Bike Together Winnipeg

Read IMPACT’s report on Activities, Partnerships and Programs


Can't find what you're looking for? Check the WRHA injury page on the public website.

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(204) 940-8300

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