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Lawn mower-related injuries can be prevented - The Galveston County Daily News : Health

August 29, 2014

Keeping Kids Healthy Lawn mower-related injuries can be prevented

Posted: Wednesday, June 11, 2014 12:05 am

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, in 2010, 17,000 youths 19 and younger were treated for lawn mower-related injuries.

Many of these injuries occur in older children and teens. Boys with the average age of 11 make up 75 percent of the children injured. However, small children also are at risk of injury.

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