How to prevent head injuries in children

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A guide for parents on preventing head injuries at home and outdoors.

Key points

  • Prevention is the best way to protect against head injuries.
  • Wearing helmets during a sporting activity greatly reduces the chance of getting a head injury. The helmet your child wears should be specific to the activity they are doing.
  • Always follow local guidelines and laws around seatbelt, child safety seat, motorcycle and bicycle helmet use when transporting your child.
  • Installing window guards, non-slip floor mats and safety gates prevents head injuries from occurring inside the home.
Last updated: மே 14th 2024