Archery is a SAFE Activity
ARCHERY IS A SAFE ACTIVITY
COMPARISON OF SPORTS PARTICIPATION AND INJURY RATES
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) operates the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System (NEISS) database, which is used to track hospital injuries for more than 15,000 kinds of consumer products used in sports and recreational activities in and around homes and schools. Data from the NEISS are a critical resource for consumer groups, manufacturing and industry organizations, the media, educators, researchers and attorneys.
Teachers attend training to become certified NASP Basic Archery Instructors. The emphasis of this training is to safely teach archery. The equipment and range protocols all contribute to safety.