In the field of athletics, a common dialogue of coaches, administrators, athletes, and the media surrounds player safety and concussions. Although the majority of concussions are not associated with a loss of consciousness, the long term affects of these sometimes minor traumatic brain injuries can be devastating. Concussions can occur in many sports, with the NCAA rating Women’s Hockey as the collegiate sport with the highest rate of reported concussions.
Do you have a bike-mad friend, colleague or family member who refuses to wear a bike helmet? Bike helmets help to significantly reduce the risk or brain injury or death in cycling accidents. To knock some sense into yourself or your nearest and dearest, take a look at this cycling safety infographic from Hugh James Solicitors and forward it on to all of the cyclists in your life.
This infographic takes a look at the the dangers that come with working in the food industry. From razor-sharp knives to 700 degree ovens, your favorite restaurant is more dangerous than you might think.
Some may say that only working one day a year is easy, however this may not be the case for poor old Santa Claus this Christmas Eve. With all the rushing around trying to deliver all the presents in time for Christmas morning it seems that Santa Claus may not be taking health and safety into consideration. With all the slippery roofs, open flames and hazardous Christmas tree lights Santa actually has a rather dangerous job. First4Lawyers has created the following infographic to look at the seven perils of being Santa this festive season.
Last year, nearly 37,000 cheerleaders visited the emergency room! Cheerleaders suffer more direct catastrophic injuries after football than track, baseball, wrestling, hockey, basketball, lacrosse, soccer and gymnastics. This infographic from Globe Life illustrates the dangers cheerleaders are exposed to, and why being categorized as a sport is important.
In 2010, 118,043 people died as a result of an unintentional injury, making it the 5th leading cause of death in the United States. Get the facts and learn how you can protect yourself from personal injury in the following infographic from Total Injury.
Letting your kids play sports isn’t just a matter of dropping them off at the field. It’s important to consider safety issues; the potential for injury is not a matter to overlook. In this infographic from Total Injury, you will learn about the types of injuries that children suffer from in youth sports.
Many people fear falling from high places, getting into a car wreck or being the victim of another tragic accident. People also fear less common events, like getting struck by lightning. What are the odds that occurrences like that would happen? What are the chances that you’ll die from some of these unusual types of accidents? This infographic by Total Injury takes a look at a few of them.
Here we have an interactive presentation from AmeriHealth that includes a description of concussions, appropriate treatment scenarios, different levels of concussion severity, high school injuries, prevention, and other safety measures. Click on the graphic below to explore the actual interactive version.
Mobile technology has become an integral part of our daily lives. However, what most people fail to consider is the potential harm mobile devices can cause to the body. This infographic looks at some of the common problems associated with heavy use of mobile technology.