HOW TO MAKE YOUR HOME OR WORKPLACE SAFER DURING RAIN TO PREVENT SLIP AND FALL INJURIES? A REVIEW BY DOCTORS

Expert opinion from Dr. Alan Thomas Charly

MBBS · 1 years of experience · India

Keep suitable drainage systems in place to avoid water collection. Place slip-resistant mats at entryways and high-traffic areas. To identify damp surfaces, ensure adequate lighting both indoors and outside. Wear proper footwear with nonslip soles. Maintain dry flooring and swiftly mop up any spills or wet spots. When walking on wet surfaces, take slow, deliberate steps. Implement workplace safety standards, such as warning signs and personnel training, to reduce further risks. These procedures can help to lessen the likelihood of slip and fall accidents during rainy weather.

Expert opinion from Dr. Himabindu Sreenivasulu

MBBS · 1 years of experience · India

To enhance safety during rainy weather, use non-slip mats near entrances, designate umbrella stands, promptly clean up wet areas with warning signs, and encourage proper footwear with good traction. Ensure well-lit pathways and consider handrails on stairs and slippery walkways. Provide storage for wet rain gear and maintain walkways, drains, and gutters regularly. Educate occupants about slip hazards and safety practices to foster a culture of safety, reducing the risk of slip and fall injuries at home or in the workplace.

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Expert opinion from Dr. Anuvitha Kamath

MBBS · 3 years of experience · India

Some of the measures to keep home and workplace safe to prevent fall injuries during rain are to keep the workplace floor dry, use handrails while walking on stairs, create good housekeeping practices, wear proper shoes with a stronger grip, adequate light in the room, avoid obstacles on the way, and walk carefully.

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