Injury Topics

View our research on a wide range of topics spanning home safety, burns, poison, sports and recreation, and transportation.

Center for Injury Research and Policy General Safety Topics

General

From safety on the farm to protecting against heat-related injuries, these general safety recommendations will help keep your family safe.

Center for Injury Research and Policy Home Safety

Home Safety

Your home should feel like a safe place. Following these tips will help keep your family safe around the house.

Center for Injury Research and Policy Home Safety

Burns

On average, 120,000 children younger than 21 are treated in hospital emergency departments for burn-related injuries each year.

Center for Injury Research and Policy Poisoning Safety

Poison

Every year in the United States, there are over 2.4 million poison exposures. A poison is something that can make you sick if you eat, drink, touch, or breathe it. 

Center for Injury Research and Policy Sports and Recreation Safety

Sports and Recreation

Different sports and recreation activities have their own specific injury risks. These tips will help keep you safe before you play.

Center for Injury Research and Policy Transportation Safety

Transportation

Motor vehicle crashes are one of the leading causes of injuries among adults and children in the United States. Every 15 minutes in the U.S. one person is killed and 66 are treated in an ER.

Center for Injury Research and Policy General Safety Topics

Research Projects

Learn more about the research projects coming out of the Center for Injury Research and Policy.