Falls in the Kitchen
How to Help and Prevent Falls in the Kitchen
Things to Avoid
When you are in the kitchen, try to avoid wet, cluttered floors to prevent from falling. Make sure your shoes are tied and your clothes are not too long. Make sure to remove any slippery rugs while you are cooking and use a firm step stool or ladder instead of a chair.
Have a clutter free kitchen to avoid a fall like this.
Clean up spills right away so that you won't slip and fall.
Put bib-skids on your rugs so they are not slippery.
How to Keep the Kitchen Free From Falls
If there is water on the floor, mop it up right away. Don't let things get cluttered on the floor. Put the bib-skid on the bottom of the rug to keep away from slipping. Make sure to repair your flooring if it is damaged, to not slip.