Our goal is reduce the number of fatal and non-fatal injuries and to promote safety among Massachusetts residents.
Who we serve
Injuries are the third leading cause of death among all Massachusetts residents and the leading cause of death among Massachusetts residents ages 1 to 44. Our Injury Prevention and Control Program is dedicated to reducing the number of preventable injuries through collaboration with partners, evidence-based strategies, trainings, and policies.
Our program works to prevent injuries and keep residents safe by:
- Creating educational materials and trainings
- Coordinating coalitions and networks of injury prevention practitioners
- Informing laws, regulations, and policies that promote safer behaviors
- Implementing and providing oversite for state statutes and regulations