Bathroom Safety

Although people are in better health and in better physical condition due to a higher standard of health care services and better information, accidents will always happen and the risk of incidents increase with age.

The bathroom is a very risky environment for injuries and it presents many environmental hazards due to the nature of materials used, the limited space and the close presence of water and electricity. The risk factors have an exponential effect on the likelihood of an incident. The most common incidents are: falls, slips and scalding from hot water.

Safety in the Bathroom: Warning signs that you may fall