Safe Communities America. Saving Lives Reducing Injuries. What is Safe Communities America?. Proven community coalition-based approach to injury reduction involving business, civic organizations, local government, non-profits and local residents – all community sectors
China• China Occupational Safety & Health Association (ASCSC)
• Occupational Safety and Health Council, Hong Kong (ASCSC; SCCC; SSCC) • Taiwanese Community Safety Promotion Center (ASCSC;SSCC)
Japan• Japan Institution for Safe Communities
(ASCSC; SSCC) • Japan International Safe School Certifying Centre (SSCC)
• Center for Injury Prevention and Community Safety Promotion (ASCSC;SCCC;SSCC)Bangladesh• Centre for Injury Prevention and Research (ASCSC)Australia• Royal Children´s Hospital Safety Centre (ASCSC)• Australian Safe Communities Foundation (SCCC)New Zealand
• Safe Communities Foundation (ASCSC;SCCC;SSCC)
6 August 2012
These Affiliate Centres are supporting the WHO CC in the development of the Safe Communities Program and providing advice and assistance in the field of injury prevention and safety promotion to the communities in their country and internationally.
The Certifying Centres also take care of the certifying function of the WHO CC.
Anchorage Arlington Heights, IL
Dona Ana, NMEmory University, GAErie County, PA
Itasca, ILLycoming, PA
County Madison, Dane County, WIMadison County, KYNew Lenox, ILNorfolk, NE Omaha, NE Nebraska Panhandle
Springfield, MOSullivan County, TN
University Southern California
NSC study showed that most Safe Communities had significantly lower fatal injury rates than comparable counties – 10% average reduction for both intentional and unintentional injury areas.
Madison County, KY
Madison/Dane County, WI
Injury Prevention Summit: Focus on Drug Poisoning
January 30, 2012
(Communities may apply for and maintain a dual designation)