Every 30 seconds someone visits an emergency department in Ontario due to an injury. Approximately 95% of all injuries are both predictable and preventable. By recognizing unsafe environments, conditions and behaviours, most injuries can be prevented.
There is much we can do as individuals, families and caregivers to avoid injury and reduce the burden of injury.
Are you caring for an older adult? Take this Step Ahead to Fall Prevention E-Learning Module to learn about age-related changes and the modifiable risk factors associated with falling.
Information on car seat safety and the installation of car seats.
Information on how to prevent fall and injuries in children and older adults.