On average, each month approximately 950 individuals visit an emergency department for an injury from skiing and snowboarding. Young males have the highest rate of injury. Learn more about skiing and snowboarding injuries in January's Ontario Injury Compass. The January 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.
Download the report (in PDF format) or sign up via email at firstname.lastname@example.org to automatically receive new reports by e-mail.
Updated January 31, 2010