Safety stuff all kids should know

  • by: Jeff Hargarten
  • Updated: May 22, 2013 - 10:50 AM

Injury is the leading cause of death for children statewide, and for every one injury leading to death, there are three severe traumas, 10 hospitalizations and 100 emergency room visits. Across all age groups, falls, motorized crashes and poisoning were the leading causes of death in Minnesota between 2000 and 2009, according to the Minnesota Department of Health.