Diagnosing Your Bathroom for Safety Hazards

Make sure you are looking in the right places to find gaps in your bathroom safety.

Make sure you are looking in the right places to find gaps in your bathroom safety.

There’s no doubt about it: the bathroom is the most dangerous room in a home. And while most of the 235,000 people that visit the emergency room after a bathroom accident are age 65 and older, bathroom accidents don’t discriminate by age.

Young, middle aged, old, handicapped and fully able people suffer bathroom accidents every day. It’s time to make bathroom safety a bigger priority in your home and the home of your aging parents. The first step in increasing bathroom safety is diagnosing the danger spots in your bathroom.

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