Skip to Main Content
Do Not Show Again
Create a Website Account
- Manage notification subscriptions, save form progress and more.
Website Sign In
How Do I...?
Want to reduce your risk of falls? Here are some things you can do
To reduce the risk of falls, remove any shag or scatter rugs.
Apply adhesive strips to the bathtub to prevent slipping.
Be certain that all hallways and the bedroom are well-lit.
Install grab bars next to the toilet and in the shower.
When using tall ladders have someone to hold ladder and assist.
Don't reach for far away objects while standing on ladder.
Remove clutter from hallways and other pathways.
Have a well-lit entry way.
Remove electrical cords and other safety hazards from walkways.
Install railings on stairways.
Enter and exit vehicles slowly and watch for obstacles.
Clean up spills immediately and insure area is dry.
Preventing Falls Video
Please watch the following video for more information on preventing falls.
Slideshow Left Arrow
Slideshow Right Arrow