Preventing Falls for Children

The Facts

To the parents or care givers,

THE FACTS

  • Over 46,000 children died last year from falling.

  • falls are the 12th leadinf cause of death for 5-9 years olds and 15-19 years olds.

  • 66% of falls among children occur from a height and 8% occur form the the same height

  • falls are the biggest leading cause of brain injury