Health Tip: 10 Ways to Reduce Injury Risk

(HealthDay News) — Injuries at home and at play are preventable, says the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The CDC mentions these ways to reduce your chances of injury:

  1. Wear the proper helmet for your activity.
  2. Wear a life jacket when boating.
  3. Have your eyes checked.
  4. Remove tripping hazards around your home.
  5. Learn how to swim.
  6. Store medicine out of the reach of children.
  7. Take medication only as directed.
  8. Place children in a proper booster or car seat.
  9. Wear your seatbelt.
  10. Walk on a sidewalk.