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Prevent falling in these ways to prevent death

Why falling is dangerous and needs to be prevented.

There are many reasons why falling needs to be prevented. Falling is one of the leading causes of death. It can also cause many injuries that are seen or not seen to the humans eye. For example, you can not see how scared someone must be after a fall, after finding that it almost killed them. Also falls can be devastating. One of ten people who fall result in a serious injury. Also, when you fall and happen to survive, it is quite costly for someone to pay the cost of the care you will need. The risk of falling increases by age. To read more go to http://www.partners.org/cird/FallsPrevention/pdfs/FACTS_ABOUT_FALLS.pdf

Ways you can prevent these things from happening to you.

Ways to prevent these things need to be taken. One way is to wear sensible shoes. Ladies a pair of heels are not the best option to prevent falling. Instead change those heels into a pair of snug flats with good grip on the bottom of them. Another few ways are removing home hazards such as moving things from the middle of hallways, put nonslip rugs next to bathtubs and showers or just cleaning up messes quickly after they happen. Also, keep your home well lit. Also repair loose rugs, floorboards or carpets. Also, make sure you always wear a seat belt in the car. To read more visit https://www.health.ny.gov/prevention/injury_prevention/children/fact_sheets/teens_15-19_years/home_fall_prevention_15-19_years.htm

5 first aid measures you can take if a fall were to happen

If a fall were to happen there are many things you can do. Here are just a few. Of course you probably already know this but just in case, if measures all serious to where they can not move or something as serious as that call 911 as soon as possible. If someone has fallen resists the urge to get them up quickly. Check and make sure they are okay to do so before helping them up. If they can not get up call of course 911 and help them find a comfortable position without hurting them. Also, keep them company and try to make sure they stay warm. If they can get up let help them by bringing a chair near them so they have a place to sit if they were to feel dizzy or anything like that. If they can get up make sure they get up slowly. To see more visit http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/seniors-aines/publications/public/injury-blessure/falls-chutes/index-eng.php

A little story to help you out.

Protecting your child from falling is a major thing. It is the leading causes of death. Children who are young, babies especially when they are first learning to walk need to be watched carefully. Baby gates and precautions are the best way to prevent your child from falling. To read more go to

http://www.webmd.com/children/tc/child-safety-preventing-falls-topic-overview

Thanks for reading!

Thanks for taking the time to read this and we hope to see you taking the next steps to prevent falling.

We hope this helped because actions need to be taken to stop falling from happening.