Parents and caregivers have an important role in reducing childhood injuries.


Injuries are the leading cause of death and one of the main causes of hospitalization for children zero to six years of age in Toronto and Ontario.

  • Most injuries to young children occur in and around the home environment.
  • Most injuries are preventable.

Child Injury Prevention

Information about how to prevent childhood injuries and create safer spaces for children.

Common Childhood Injuries

Information for parents and caregivers on common childhood injuries.

Environmental Hazards

Information about toxic substances that are common in our environment.