Injuries occur every day due to a plethora of reasons! Being aware of your surroundings, knowing who to call in the case of an emergency and using resources available to you is key when dealing with an Emergency. Injuries are the leading cause of death for Americans ages 1 to 40, but there are many things people can do to stay safe and prevent injuries.
Every day we encourage identifying potential risks for preventing unnecessary injuries and deaths. We also encourage raising awareness by offering creative ideas to engage workers, families and communities:
And remember to raise awareness about important safety issues like:
When everyone gets involved in reducing the risk of injuries, together we can make larger steps in creating safer workplaces, homes, and communities.