Back To School Safety Tips & Falls Awareness Month - How To Avoid Injury
This week on Dr. Greg Davis on Medicine we catch up with Baillie McCane, UK Trauma outreach and injury prevention coordinator. She talks about two issues of particular importance; Back To School Safety and September being Falls Prevention Awareness Month.
From UK HealthCare:
This article was written by Baillie McCane, BSN, RN, Injury Prevention and Outreach Coordinator, Trauma/Surgical Services at UK HealthCare.
School is back in session. Did you know an average of 25 million students begin and end their day on a school bus? Students are 70 times more likely to get to and from school safely by riding the school bus than traveling by car.
No matter how you get to school, here are some tips for ensuring students arrive at school safely – and remain safe while on campus.
SAFETY CHECK UPS
For more information, contact Baillie McCane, Trauma Outreach Coordinator, at email@example.com.
Sources: 1) National Safety Council. (2021). Back to school safety checklist. https://www.nsc.org/community-safety/safety-topics/school-safety/school-safety-home.