News & blog



Measuring what matters – new resource on evaluating prevention


Do you deliver activities that aim to prevent unintentional harm or injury and need some guidance on your evaluation? Our new resource, ‘Measuring what matters: An evaluation framework to support practitioners delivering activities to prevent unintentional harm or injury’ can help!

ESS has been working in partnership with the Scottish Community Safety Network (SCSN) to develop this resource. Click here to read more about how we worked with community safety practitioners to develop this framework!

Download the resource and logic model here.

You can also check out the related resources below:

Measuring What Matters Case Study: Professionals, partners and service providers – water safety – Case study from The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (ROSPA) on how they used the framework to help evaluate the impact of their water safety workshops with partners.

Are you measuring what matters? –  guest blog by ESS Evaluation Support Manager Nicola Swan published on the Safer Communities Safety Network website about how the framework was developed.