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Snake Bite Prevention Toolkit

Snake Bite Prevention Toolkit

By Injury Matters • November 17th, 2021

Leading into summer, snakes can be more active as they have left their winter locations in search for food or a mate, and being cold-blooded reptiles they rely on the sun for their body heat. Injury Matters urgesĀ allĀ members of the public to be aware of correct first aid treatment of snake bites, and how tomore…

Know Injury eNews | November 2021

By Injury Matters • November 9th, 2021

In this edition of the Know Injury eNews (November 2021): KNOW | Safe Work Australia Report LEARN | Heat Injury among Young Children LEARN | Disability and Injury Webinar CONNECT | Get to know Sharnae Zanotti SECTOR NEWS Safe Work Australia Report Each year, Safe Work Australia produces national work health and safety statistics, providingmore…

Connect with Sharnae Zanotti

By Injury Matters • November 2nd, 2021

Sharnae Zanotti is the Senior Project Officer, Public Education and Health Promotion, at the WA Mental Health Commission. Sharnae is a member of the WA Injury Prevention Network and kindly shared her story with us so that more people can learn about her involvement in injury prevention. 1. Please describe your role in one ormore…

Outdoor Recreation and Leisure Sports Toolkit

By Injury Matters • October 28th, 2021

As the weather warms up many Western Australians will be taking part in a range of popular outdoor recreation and leisure sports. We can all agree, there are countless social, emotional and physical benefits from being in the natural environment and being physically active. However, we should consider the hazards involved in activities like boating,more…

Know Injury eNews | October 2021

By Injury Matters • October 5th, 2021

In this edition of the Know Injury eNews (October 2021): KNOW | 2021 National Drowning Report LEARN | Regional Engagement Training for Metro Health Workers LEARN | Heat Injury among Young Children CONNECT | Injury Prevention Network CONNECT | CONNECT.ed SECTOR NEWS Released: 2021 National Drowning Report Royal Life Saving Australia has recently released themore…