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Slips & Trips Risk Essential Stairs and Steps

A fall on stairs, particularly in descent, often leads to serious injury or even death. The person who falls on the stairs is often blamed for their accident, perhaps due to their inattention or rushing. Research tells us that the way the stairs are built can make a big difference to the risk of an accident. There are simple and inexpensive things that can be done to make existing stairs safer.
Document type: Insights
Last updated: 10 June 2022
First published: 13 August 2020