Preventing bodily harm can involve anything from preventing dog bites to preventing poisoning. Injuries are a major health problem throughout Canada, but First Nations people and Inuit show higher levels of injury than the rest of the country.
Remember, most injuries are preventable! Increasing your knowledge can help keep you and others around you safe. For information on injury prevention regional activities, please contact your Injury Prevention - Regional Office.
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Dog Bite Prevention - Dogs can be very friendly animals, but they also have the potential to cause harm if they are scared or provoked. It is important to take precautions to avoid being bitten by a dog.
Falls Prevention - It is important to take precautions to help keep children safe from falls. Injuries from falls can be prevented. Learn how to keep children safe in the following situations:
Preventing Unintentional Poisoning - Learn about poison sources, risk factors and how to prevent unintentional poisoning.