Dr Mike Langran
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Ski safety expert on wearing helmets

With Europe's skiing season in full swing, debate is continuing about whether skiers should wear helmets.

Many experts say they should be compulsory but others believe that may fuel a dangerous sense of complacency.

Dr Mike Langran, President of the International Society for Skiing Safety, spoke to BBC News about the risks involved in not wearing a helmet.

  • 26 Jan 2012
  • From the section Health