Algoma Public Health
Although injuries are often perceived as "accidents" they are NOT acts of fate. 95% of all injuries are both predictable and preventable
What is an Injury?
An injury can be unintentional or intentional. Examples of an unintentional injury would be someone hurt from a fall or burn or in a traffic collision, while intentional injuries include those resulting from deliberate acts of violence, self-harm and suicide.
Source: Canadian Institute for Health Information
Date of Creation: June 1, 2015
Last Modified: Aug 23, 2015