Injury Evidence Bank

Providing a summary of injury prevention evidence together in one location, the Evidence Bank aims to increase the awareness of reliable, accurate and authoritative research pieces.

If you would like a piece of evidence added to the Bank, please click here.

When searching the evidence bank the following search filters are available:

Primary target audience: The segmented group which the intervention or focus of the evidence is aiming to have the greatest influence on.

Stage of injury prevention: The three different stages in which interventions can take place; primary (aims to prevent an injury from occurring in the first place), secondary (early detection and prompt intervention) and tertiary (lessening the impact of an injury which has occurred and preventing a recurrence).

Setting: The place or environment in which the intervention was conducted or targeting.

In the future the Know Injury Evidence Bank will expand to include;

  • Drowning
  • Poisoning
  • Intentional self-harm
  • Violence
Note: Developed in collaboration with the WA Road Safety Education Committee. Following the success of the Road Trauma Evidence Bank, the resource has been expanded to additional injury topics.


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Year Injury Topic Stage of Injury Prevention Primary Target Audience Setting Reference



Whole Community

Home Safety

Carrington, K. et al. Impact of COVID on Domestic and Family Violence Workforce and Clients: Research Report. (2020).




Early Years (0 - 8 years)

Home Safety

Orr, C., Fisher, C. M., Preen, D. B., Glauert, R. A. & O’Donnell, M. Exposure to family and domestic violence is associated with increased childhood hospitalisations. PLoS One San Franc. 15, e0237251 (2020). Available from:


Alcohol-related harm, Violence

Whole Community

Hall, W. D. & Weier, M. Reducing alcohol-related violence and other harm in Australia. Med. J. Aust. 206, 111–112 (2017). Available from: