Problem

Injury due to contact with objects

Other Names:
Accidents due to colliding with people
Nature:
Accidental injuries arise from bumping into objects, deliberately striking them, or being struck by them. The nature of the object as well as the force of the contact determines the nature of the damage. Injuries include skin cuts, lacerations and bruises as well as bone breakage, limb amputation and puncture, and internal tissue damage.
Aggravates:
Homicide
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 10: Reduced Inequality
Problem Type:
G: Very specific problems
Date of last update
17.05.1999 – 00:00 CEST