Winter is the best time to take out the snowboards and go out on the slopes. Skiing and snowboarding are exciting activities, pursued as hobbies by many individuals. What people tend to forget or rather prefer not to use, is the helmet.
Helmets are the lifesavers in accidents. Even a small injury to the head can be a fatal blow. Helmets are designed and meant to safeguard us from serious injuries.It is highly dangerous to go snowboarding or skiing without a safety headgear. This infographic depicts the dangers associated with not using helmets.
Colliding with hard snow, people or trees leads to head injuries. Death can be instant in some cases. 37% people did not use helmets for winter sports. 68% snowboarders and skiers suffered from injuries on slopes.
The reasons of skiers and snowboarders for not wearing helmet include discomfort, less visibility, packing inconvenience, high cost and dislike. Men are more likely to suffer from motorcycle head injuries than women.