Over 230,000 people are injured in the bathroom each year. Some of these injuries could be avoided by simply knowing the injury statistics and fall prevention tips for making your home safer. One important factor to consider is health and age. The older you are the more susceptible you are to injuries, which is why it is imperative to know your health status and be prepared for emergencies.

There are a few ways to eliminate falls in the bathroom like installing non-slip surfaces and walk-in tubs and showers. The simplest way to prevent spills and falls is to clean up any wet areas immediately. In the following infographic, courtesy of Re-Bath, you’ll find some great information on ways to stay safe from future injuries in the years to come.

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A Guide for Preventing Bathroom Spills

Irma Wallace

Co-founder and Vice President of SearchRank, responsible for many of the day to day operations of the company. She is also founder of The Arizona Builders' Zone, a construction / home improvement portal. Follow +Irma Wallace on Google + as well as Twitter.

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