injury prevention

Play Safe Injury Tracker

Introducing the Play Safe Injury Tracker

From the Play Safe Initiative website

After several years of development and research PSI is pleased to introduce the Play Safe Injury Tracker - Canada's first web-enabled injury surveillance platform for sport and recreation injury.

It's free. We have eliminated any financial barriers for organizations to effectively track injuries in their organization. Our funding model will include a mix of public and private sources to ensure the system remains accessible to organizations.


  • PSI adheres to the highest standards of security so you can collect information and data with confidence.
  • Secure data centers & redundancy.
  • 256 bit SSL encryption on all surveys.
  • CLF 2.0 and Section 508 compliant.


  • customizable forms and reports
  • real time data reporting
  • access to raw and summary data
  • exportable data
  • download reports to PowerPoint for easy reporting
  • auto-enable email forward of individual injury reports

For more information: 

Change, Challenge and Opportunity: an interdisciplinary symposium on injury prevention in sport and recreation

On Wednesday, February 4, 2015, you are invited to join PSI for “Change, Challenge and Opportunity: an interdisciplinary symposium on injury prevention in sport and recreation,” a day of presentations and discussions focused on injury prevention in sport and recreation.

The Sandbox Project Supported Initiative Officially Announced

Regarding Safe Kids Canada's Enabling Active and Safe Cycling for Canadian Children and Youth Project

Colin Carrie, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Health, today announced on behalf of the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of Health, support for a project to reduce cycling injuries by promoting safe and healthy cycling practices among children and youth.

“High speeds, lack of equipment and limited experience can lead to cycling injuries,” said Parliamentary Secretary Carrie. “Today’s investment will provide young Canadians and their families with cycling skills and knowledge to keep themselves safe from injury while leading an active, healthy lifestyle.”

The Sandbox Project applauds Harper government's investment in children & youth injury prevention initiative

The Sandbox Project applauds the federal government’s investment of $5 million over two years to support injury prevention initiatives for children and youth

As one of the central pillars of The Sandbox Project; injury prevention, especially in the areas of concussions, drowning and fractures, is critical to providing safe environments for Canada’s kids to grow up healthy and active.

“Increasing awareness of injury prevention strategies is critical to providing parents, caregivers, coaches and educators with the tools they need to help keep Canadian children and youth safe said Dr. Kellie Leitch, paediatric orthopaedic surgeon and founder of The Sandbox Project. “We applaud the government’s engagement of non-governmental organizations and their networks in this initiative to help ensure that information on preventable injuries and best practices reach those who need it most.”