The application of the Haddon matrix to public health readiness and response planning
Read the article referenced below:
Barnett, D. J., Balicer, R. D., Blodgett, D., Fews, A. L., Parker, C. L., & Links, J. M. (2005). The application of the Haddon matrix to public health readiness and response planning. Environmental Health Perspectives, 113(5), 561-566. Retrieved from http://link.galegroup.com.libraryresources.columbiasouthern.edu/apps/doc/A133138661/AONE?u=oran95108&sid=AONE&xid=95a82e46
Using the examples provided, choose two of the following risks to complete the Haddon Matrix worksheet:
Cooking fire in the kitchen
Firefighter fatalities due to lack of seatbelt use in emergency vehicles
Flash flood in rural community
Falls in bathrooms of people age 65 and over in their homes.
Using the Haddon Matrix worksheet document, list in each block as many different causal and contributing factors as possible that need to be considered in the prevention and cause of an injury or risk. When complete, highlight the cell or cells that lend themselves to the greatest opportunities to prevent and or mitigate risk. Access the Haddon Matrix worksheet and complete the worksheet.
Shaw, R. (2012). Community-based disaster risk reduction. Bingley, United Kingdom: Emerald.