TABLE 8.1 Federal Agencies Involved in Injury Prevention and Treatment


Injury Focus

Consumer Product Safety Commission

Consumer products

Department of Agriculture

Farm safety

Department of Commerce


National Institute of Standards and Technology

Safety materials

Department of Defense

Safety of military personnel

Department of Education


National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research


Department of Energy

Worker safety

Department of Health and Human Services


Administration for Children and Families Children's Bureau

Child abuse

Administration on Aging

Safety of older Americans

Agency for Health Care Policy and Research

Injury outcomes, managed care

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

Occupational safety

National Center for Injury Prevention and Control

Intentional and unintentional injuries

National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

Injury prevention

National Center for Environmental Health


Health Resources and Services Administration Maternal and Child Health Bureau

Children's safety

Indian Health Service

Native American populations

National Institutes of Health


National Institute on Aging

Elderly populations

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism


National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases

Fractures, musculoskeletal injury

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development


National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research


National Institute on Drug Abuse

Drugs, violence

National Institute of General Medical Sciences

Wounds, shock, burns

National Institute of Mental Health

Suicide, abuse

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

Spinal cord injury, CNS injury

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Violence and suicide prevention

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