Did you know that head injuries are the leading cause of serious injury and death to children, particularly those not wearing helmets?
According to Parachute Canada, winter activities have resulted in more than 70,000 unintentional injuries in Canada and nearly 1,400 causing partial and permanent disability.
Research shows that helmets are effective at preventing serious head injuries. For winter activities, it is important to choose the right type of helmet for the right activity.
How can you be sure your child is wearing the proper helmet? Watch this quick video featuring Dr. Karen Bailey, a pediatric surgeon at Hamilton Health Sciences.