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.
How can National Safety Month make a difference?
We can all use this month to raise awareness about important safety issues like:
•Medication safety and prescription painkiller abuse
•Driving, biking, and working safely
•First aid and emergency preparedness
•Preventing slips, trips, and falls