Injury prevention

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On average, SickKids treats injuries in over 900 children and youth per year, many of which are preventable. Falls are the most common injury, especially in babies and children under four.

Learn how to keep your child safe and prevent them from getting injured whether at home, outside, at school or while playing. Find information about some of the common ways children can get injured, such as from burns, poisons and outdoor hazards.