Most unintentional injuries occur when children are unsupervised, and many unintentional injuries occur in or around the home.
But with proper education, improvements to a child's environment, enforcement of certain safety legislation and regulations, and community involvement, many injuries can be prevented.
Online Source: Safe Kids USAhttp://www.safekids.org/our-work/research/fact-sheets/high-risk-fact-safety.html
Online Editor: Metzger, Geri
Online Medical Reviewer: Freeborn, Donna, PhD, CNM, FNP
Online Medical Reviewer: newMentor board-certified, academically affiliated clinician
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