Crash Dynamics

A collision or crash is a random multi-factor event where one or more individuals fail to cope with their environment. It is an undesired circumstance(s) which gives rise to ill health, injury, damage, or increased liabilities. THE CONCEPT OF CRASH FORCES There are many factors related to injury prevention that must be considered before, during, … Continue reading Crash Dynamics

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How Car Seats, Booster Seats, and Seat Belts Prevent Injury

Like a seat belt, child safety seats or often called car seats and booster seats are considered as the passive safety systems in a vehicle if installed and used correctly. They do not prevent crashes from taking place but they can prevent injuries & fatalities by reducing the severity of injury to vehicle occupants involved … Continue reading How Car Seats, Booster Seats, and Seat Belts Prevent Injury

Injury Prevention: Statistics & Challenges

GLOBALLY According to the World Report on Child Injury Prevention, the majority of child injuries for children below 18 years old, resulted from road traffic collisions, drowning, burns, falls or poisoning┬╣. These are categorised as unintentional injuries, which can be prevented. The rate of child injury death is 3.4 times higher in low-income and middle-income … Continue reading Injury Prevention: Statistics & Challenges