Drug Overdose Deaths in Kentucky, 2000-2013
FACE Case Report: Heavy Equipment Mechanic Dies when an Elevated Dump Truck Tag Axle Pins Him to the Concrete Floor (13KY041)
Driver Distraction - A Habit that Kills
FACE Case Report: Hispanic Roofer’s Fall Protection Failed Causing Him to Fall 29.91 Feet to His Death (14KY030)
FACE Case Report: Scrap Processor Struck by Wrench and Dies after Makeshift Torque System Fails (14KY036)
Who We Are
The Kentucky Injury Prevention and Research Center (KIPRC) is a partnership between the Kentucky Department for Public Health and the University of Kentucky's College of Public Health that combines academic investigation with practical public health initiatives.
What We Do
Our purpose is to decrease the burden of injury in the Commonwealth. Our partnership, grounded in a belief that most injuries are preventable, cultivates a collaborative approach to problem solving. KIPRC works to reduce injury through education, policy initiatives, public health programming, surveillance, risk factor analysis, direct interventions, and evaluation.