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Injury Prevention Inventory: Mass Trauma & Disaster-Related Injury
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INJURY PREVENTION INVENTORY

 

A Compendium of Injury Prevention Strategies, Sample Measures, & Resources




 MASS TRAUMA AND DISASTER-RELATED INJURY



Strategies

Sample Measures

Additional Resources


Strategy

Supporting Resources

Title & URL

Author

Description

Preparedness planning and training

Disaster and Safety Library

American Red Cross

Tools and resources that can be used to assist in the preparation of homes, schools, and workplaces in the event of a disaster emergency

 

Masters of Disaster

American Red Cross

Curriculum designed to help both organizations and parents educate children about important disaster safety and preparedness information

 

Prepare for Natural Disaster

U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Preparation and recovery resources for specific natural disasters

 

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Sample Measures

Sample Distal Measures for Mass Trauma and Disaster-Related

Injury

Sample Proximal Measures for Mass Trauma and Disaster-Related

Injury

  • Emergency department visits
  • Fatalities
  • Hospitalizations

 

  • Disaster/mass-trauma management plans
  • Links between statewide surveillance systems that can inform mass trauma and disaster related injury prevention
  • Mass trauma and disaster related injury prevention policies adopted
  • Participants/organizations reached through mass trauma and disaster-related prevention trainings
  • Partners actively engaged in implementing mass trauma and disaster related injury prevention programs and policies
  • Police reports related to mass trauma and disaster related injury
  • Safety drills performed
  • Trainings related to disaster preparedness

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Additional Resources Related to Mass Trauma and Disaster-Related Injury

Title & URL

Author

Description

The Facts Hurt: A State-by-State Injury Prevention Policy Report

Trust for America’s Health

This report highlights a set of indicators that provide the public and policymakers with information about the status of some key injury prevention policies in states, and provides recommendations for key strategies to reduce injuries in the United States

The State Health Department’s Role in the Policy Process

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

This document was created to provide guidance to CDC funded state health departments about their important role in informing and evaluating policy to prevent injuries and violence through active participation in the policy process

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Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations associated with the strategies and resources listed within this inventory are exclusively those of their authors, and do not necessarily reflect the official views of the Safe States Alliance.



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