Injuries are a leading cause of disability for people of all ages – and they are the leading cause of death for Americans ages 1 to 44. But there are many things people can do to stay safe and prevent injuries.
Make a difference: Spread the word about ways to reduce the risk of injuries. Encourage communities, workplaces, families, and individuals to identify and report safety hazards.
We can all use this month to raise awareness about important safety issues like:
Everyone can get involved in reducing the risk of injuries. Together, we can share information about steps people can take to protect themselves and others.
We’ve made it easier for you to make a difference! This toolkit is full of ideas to help you take action today. For example: