Trauma Association of South Carolina


Injury is probably the most under-recognized major public health problem facing the nation today.” 

-Institue of Medicine, National Academy of Sciences
Produced by: National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, CDC

TASC has identified through the South Carolina Trauma Registry that falls are the leading cause of injury and death among the older adult population.

For all patients admitted to trauma centers, 2 out of 10 were fall related injuries to patients ages 60 years and over.

Programs Offered Throughout South Carolina by Injury Prevention professionals: