Household machinery injuries
On average, each day over 30 people are seen in an emergency department for an injury from household machinery or a powered hand tool. Middle-aged males have the highest injury rate. Learn more about injuries from household machinery in November's Ontario Injury Compass. The November issue of Compass is part of a series of e-reports produced by the Ontario Injury Prevention Resource Centre. Each report focuses on a single injury issue and provides Ontario data broken down by age, sex and region. Each report also includes prevention tips and a list of additional resources pertaining to the injury topic.
Ontario Injury Compass provides an analysis of injury issues in Ontario. Each report provides a snapshot of the most recent data available on the given topic. By signing up, you can automatically receive notification when the reports are released.
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