INJURY


iIVPS Injury Prevention Starts With You Graphics damage or harm to the body resulting in impairment or destruction of health.     Examples are broken bones, cuts, brain damage, spinal cord injury, poisoning and burns. 

IVPS Injury Infographic

  • Is the leading cause of death and disability for Michiganders, ages 1-44
  • Leading causes of death include: motor vehicle crashes, falls, and for infants less than 12 months of age, unsafe sleep environments.
  • Occurs in very predictable patterns, with recognizable risk factors in identifiable populations
  • Is preventable