Demonstrate Competency in an Injury or Violence Prevention Topic

How to Become an Expert

For each injury topic, you don’t need to know everything, but you may want to search out the following aspects of the violence or injury topic:

  • Who is at-risk for this injury or violence topic?
  • What are the risk factors or causes of this injury or violence topic?
  • What are the protective factors for this injury of violence topic?
  • Where can you find data to answer the above questions and determine the magnitude of the injury or violence topic? 
  • Who else is interested in or working on this topic? 
  • What are the best practices or promising practices for this issue?  
    • NACCHO
    • CDC

Topic Areas

*Please note the links that take you to the Utah Law’s may not be all inclusive and you may need to search additional codes related to the topic.

Airway Obstruction/SuffocationFact Sheet, Safety Tips & Downloads

All Terrain Vehicle (ATV)Safety tips, laws, and training

BicycleFact SheetHow to fit a helmet

Child Safety SeatsSafety tips and informationUtah Law

Drowning/WaterFact SheetPersonal Flotation Device Law

Fall PreventionFact Sheets, Safety Tips & Downloads

FireFact Sheet, Safety Tips & Downloads

Highway SafetyData, Tips, Facts

PedestrianSafety TipsUtah Law

PoisonUtah Poison Control Center

Sports InjuryFact SheetSafety Tips & DownloadsUtah Law

Traumatic Brain InjuryPrevention Tips