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What are the signs of heat stroke?

Accidents of everyday life are responsible for more than 50 deaths per day. It is the 3rd cause of death in France, the 1st among children. In addition... lire la suite

What are the signs of heat stroke?

Accidents of everyday life are responsible for more than 50 deaths per day. It is the 3rd cause of death in France, the 1st among children. In addition to the 20,000 deaths per year, everyday accidents are responsible for more than 5 million emergency room visits and several hundred thousand hospitalizations per year.

What is a Stroke?

According to the official definition that can be found on the government website, “Accidents of everyday life (Ac-VC) are defined as 'unintentional injuries' that occur in a domestic setting (at home, or in its immediate surroundings) or outdoors (in a store, on a sidewalk, etc.), in a school setting, during sports, etc. This definition excludes traffic accidents and accidents at work”.

In addition to children, the elderly are particularly exposed to domestic accidents, they represent the majority of deaths from everyday accidents.

What are the three most common fatal accidents?

In this video, we show you which three mechanisms of everyday accidents cause the most deaths.

Falls: 45% of fatal accidents

Suffocation: 14% of fatal accidents

Intoxication: 10% of fatal accidents

To find out how to prevent everyday accidents, you can watch our video How to protect children from everyday accidents? The falls

To find out if you've taken the right steps to be safe in your home, you can watch our video Confined ... Safe?