- Falls are a leading cause of injury across the lifespan
- Falls can result in fractures, sprains, and in some cases, disability
- The cost of falls to British Columbians is estimated to be $1,558 million in 2019.1
1. Rajabali, F., Beaulieu, E., Smith, J., & Pike, I. (2018). The economic burden of injuries in British Columbia: Applying evidence to practice. British Columbia Medical Journal, 60(7). Cost converted to 2019 dollars with CPI.