Most of our activities take place above ground level. In fact, many occur between 1 and 2 metres above the ground and frequently much higher - this puts the head in the firing line of many potential hazards.
Hazards that include: Falling objects; Slips, trips and falls; Protrusions; Flying objects; Toxic fumes; Noise levels; Obstructed vision; Chemical splashes; Inadequate lighting; and Long hair.
Types of injuries include: Permanent disfigurement; Deafness; Blindness; Loss of mobility; Loss of control of bodily functions; Mental retardation; and Death.
The preventative measures that need to be addressed are covered in detail. A head injury could be the first, the worst and last injury you will ever receive. 10 minutes.