Injuries remain the leading cause of death and disability for Canadians between the ages of 1 to 44. Moreover, injuries are among the top causes of hospitalizations for Canadians of all ages. In 2010 alone, the overall cost of injuries to Newfoundland and Labrador was $391 million.
Many of the injuries are predictable and preventable. Learn more below about how you can keep you and your family safe from injuries.
Fall Prevention for Seniors
Motor and Recreational Vehicle Safety
- Find a Car Seat Technician in your area:
- Car seat safety: CPSAC , Transport Canada
- Snowmobile and ATV safety
- Bicycle Safety
Injury Prevention for Children/Youth
- Safe Kids Week
- PARTY program : check with your local Public Health Nurse to get a program at your high school.