Unintentional injury sends thousands of children and adolescents seeking emergency medical care each day. However, unintentional injuries are preventable. With proper education, improvements to the environment, enforcement of certain safety legislation and regulations, and community involvement, many injuries can be prevented. In fact, up to 90 percent of unintentional injuries can be prevented.
Listed in the directory below you will find some additional information regarding safety and injury prevention for adolescents, for which we have provided a brief overview.
Bicycle/In-Line Skating/Skateboarding Safety
Bicycle/In-Line Skating/Skateboarding Safety-Injury Statistics and Incidence Rates
Bicycle/In-Line Skating/Skateboarding Safety-Identifying High-Risk Situations
Bicycle / In-Line Skating / Skateboarding Safety - Prevention
Water Safety and Teens