Children and youth are required by law to wear a helmet when cycling, and all cyclists must have reflectors and lights, a bell or horn and reflective tape.
Installing a car seat can seem like a complicated task, but parents and caregivers are often pleasantly surprised at how easy it is once they know where to find the information they need.
A concussion is a common form of brain injury. They are caused by a blow to the head or body while playing a sport, in a car accident, or during other activities.
Stay healthy and independent longer. Consultations, fall prevention and healthy aging workshops and information are available for older adults and healthcare professionals.
As a parent, you can prevent injuries by creating a safe living environment for your children. Injury is the leading cause of death and disability among children 1 to 14 years old.
How to prevent playground falls and other injuries which are a common cause of children needing treatment at the hospital emergency department.
Drowning is the second leading cause of injury related death for Canadian children. For every child that drowns, there are approximately six to ten more that almost drown and require hospitalization.