How to Avoid Slipping in the Bathrooms
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Accidents at home are mostly caused by either slipping or
falling. The most common perhaps is slipping in the bathroom. Such accidents can
be very dangerous at time, leading to a severe injury or breaking an arm or leg.
Here are some preventive measures you can take to avoid any such risk,
especially if you have small children or elderly people in your house.
All you need is to take some precautionary measures. After
all,prevention is better than cure.
Use non-slip mats in your baths or shower
non-slippery flooring for your bathrooms and kitchen. Polished marble or
tiled surfaces are inclined to get wet and cause accidents.
- Add the wall
mounted hand rail for elderly people near bathtubs and toilet seats.
- Mop and dry floors immediately
if they get wet.
- Clean your
bathrooms and toilet floors frequently to avoid mold,mildew and soap scum to
settle on the floors and make floors and other surfaces slippery.
- Dry yourself
with a towel before you leave your bathtub or shower room and place mats
outside to dry your feet upon.
- Use extra
non-slip liners underneath your mats placed outside your bathtubs or shower
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