Injuries are the leading killer of Albertans aged under 45.
4 or 5 Albertans every day die from injuries.
A few seconds of carelessness can need months of recovery
The top four injuries in rural areas:
- Motor vehicle accidents
- Suicide/self harm
- Poisoning (including medication-related injury)
We discussed some tips on how to reduce your risk around these areas.
Here is a link to the Injury Prevention Centre which has loads of statistics, useful information and practical tips to reduce the risk of injuries and accidents