National Occupational Research Agenda is published by NIOSH.

 

Final Report of the Poison Control Center Advisory Work Group is released.

 

Domestic Violence Offenders Gun Ban is passed, which prohibits gun purchase by individuals convicted of a domestic violence misdemeanor.

1997

Fourth National Injury Control Conference—Safe America is held in Washington, D.C.

 

Injury Chartbook. Health, United States, 1996–1997 is published by the National Center for Health Statistics.

 

Enabling America: Assessing the Role of Rehabilitation Science and Engineering is published by IOM.

1998

Fourth World Conference on Injury Prevention and Control is held in Amsterdam.

 

Safe Kids at Home, at Play, and on the Way is published by the National SAFE KIDS Campaign.

 

Dual airbags are standard equipment for all passenger cars.

 

Violence in Families: Assessing Prevention and Treatment Programs is published by NRC.

SOURCES

Baker SP. 1989. Injury science comes of age. Journal of the American Medical Association 262(16):2284–2285.

Waller JA. 1994. Reflections on a half century of injury control. American Journal of Public Health 84(4):664–670.

Contributors: Ann St. Claire, Leslie Fisher, Susan Ferguson, Susan Gallagher, Anara Guard, James Hedlund, Barry Pless, and Allan Williams.



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