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Injury Prevention

is an online-only, peer reviewed journal covering content on all injury prevention in all contexts.

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Injury Prevention publishes original research, opinion, debate and special features on the prevention of unintentional, occupational and intentional (violence-related) injuries. Injury Prevention is online only.

It is the official journal of the Society for Advancement of Violence and Injury Research (SAVIR).

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Editor-in-Chief: Professor Roderick J. McClure, University of New England, Australia
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Injury Prevention is a Plan S compliant Transformative Journal.

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Safety 2022

Injury Prevention is delighted to be the official journal of Safety 2022. The 14th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion will be held from 27-30 November 2022 in Adelaide, Australia.

Hosted by the Public Health Association of Australia  and Co-Sponsored by the World Health Organization, and other key national and international organisations, Safety 2022 aims to bring together the global injury prevention community to continue the successful world conferences highlighting the important research, work and advocacy in injury prevention and safety promotion.

Visit the Safety 2022 website for more information

Latest Articles

Original research:

Ice cleat distribution programmes and ice cleat use among older adults: repeated cross-sectional evidence from 63 municipal interventions in Sweden

3 August 2022

Latest Podcast

Handguns, structural racism, and an intersectional framework: 3 student papers

This month we chat with three students recently awarded for their papers at the SAVIR injury conference in the USA.

Stephen Oliphant is a Doctoral Candidate, School of Criminal Justice, Michigan State University; Kelsey Conrick is a Doctoral Student, School of Social Work, University of Washington; and Mudia Uzzi is a Doctoral Candidate, Health Policy Research Scholar at Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Department of Health, Behavior and Society Johns Hopkins University.

Read these and the other Abstracts from the SAVIR conference.

You can subscribe to the Injury Prevention podcast via all podcast platforms, including Apple PodcastsGoogle PodcastsStitcher and Spotify.

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Original research:

Original research:

Child pedestrian and cyclist injuries, and the built and social environment across Canadian cities: the Child Active Transportation Safety and the Environment Study (CHASE)

21 July 2022


Injury Prevention considers unsolicited submissions of a wide range of article types, including original research, systematic reviews, and methodology articles.

The Author Information section provides provides general guidelines as well as requirements for specific article types.

Information is also provided on editorial policies and open access.

All manuscripts should be submitted online.

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