More than one million people suffer from a slip, trip, or fall each year and 17,700 died as a result of falls in 2005. They are the number one preventable cause of loss in the workplace and the leading cause of injury in public places. Completely revised, Slip, Trip, and Fall Prevention: A Practical Handbook, Second Edition demonstrates how, with proper design and maintenance, many of these events can be prevented. This well-illustrated and carefully researched volume covers standards and best practices for facility design, effective management control programs, test methods and standards relating to pedestrian safety, and slip resistance methods in the U.S. and abroad. It includes checklists, handouts, case studies, rich online resources, and an extensive bibliography. See what's new in the Second Edition: Enhanced photographs and tables, profiles of online resources, updated examples, case studies, and sidebars A new chapter on the unique hazards and controls to protect staff and patrons in food service A new chapter on known parameters and causes of patient falls, assessment methods, and methods for reduction of staff falls Discussion of flooring and floor maintenance, cleaning products and methods, outsourcing, and maintenance Coverage of management controls, a holistic approach to integrating slip/fall prevention controls into existing functions, hazard mapping, and electronic inspection systems Physical aspects of rubber walkways surfaces, expanded floor mats, new stairway statistics, visibility, and design Roughness measurements, perception of slipperiness, overseas standards, profiles of high risk industries, and accident investigation Contrary to popular belief, most slips and falls are not due to carelessness. This Handbook examines the many options available in the design and maintenance of facilities that can reduce or eliminate the potential for slips and falls.
The Invacare 2478446 premier Series dress toileting high sling, large, polyester, for use with Invacare jasmine, Invacare Reliant 450/600 lifts and Invacare i-lift Series lifts. The Invacare premier Series dress toileting high sling is a secure, easy-to-fit toileting sling for users who are totally or partially dependent, non-weight bearing, very heavy or have limited head control. This versatile sling provides full head and neck support.
Help maintain your balance and enjoy greater peace of mind in the bathroom with the Moen Home Care Suction Balance Assist Bar. Featuring a unique suction design that easily attaches to smooth, flat surfaces, this bar provides added safety whether you're showering, bathing, or using the toilet. Its molded contours provide a comfortable handhold, and its 12-inch length makes it compact enough to fit into a suitcase or backpack for travel. Made from durable corrosion-resistant plastic, the balance assist bar has a neutral design and a cool, white finish that coordinates with almost any bath décor.
Features: Authentic solid surface is renewable and will not wear away Compression molding means superior durability Finished edges on both sides for installing either right or left side The seat is 2 times thicker than standard Swanstone solid surface wall panels Will not mold or mildew, no grout to clean Product Type: Shower chair Finish: Hardware Finish: Pieces Included: Corrosion Resistant: Yes Mildew Resistant: Yes Antimicrobial: Yes Stain Resistant: Yes Odor Resistant: Yes Casters/Wheels Included: No Number of Casters/Wheels: Removable Casters/Wheels: Locking Casters/Wheels: Legs Included: No Compatible Legs Part Number: Handle Included: No Compatible Handles Part Number: Toilet Roll Holder Included: No Compatible Toilet Roll Holder Part Number: Mounting Hardware Included: No Foldable: No Adjustable: No Orientation: Horizontal Weight Capacity: Country of Origin: United StatesSpefications: Certifications: Yes ANSI/BIFMA M7.1 Standard Test Method for Determining VOC Emissions: BS 476 Compliant: BS 5852 Compliant: CALGreen Compliant: Energy Policy Act 1992 Compliant: CSA Certified: Yes cETL Certified: GREENGUARD Certified: GREENGUARD Gold Certified: GreenSpec: GSA Approved: FIRA Certified: ETL Listed: ISO 14000 Certified: ISO 14001 Certified: ISO 9000 Certified: ISO 9001 Certified: SCS Certified: Commercial OR Residential Certifications: No CPG Compliant: CE Certified: ADA Compliant: Fire Rated: cUL Listed: TAA Compliant: UL Listed: Energy Star Compliant: California Proposition 65 Warning Required: No ISTA 1A Certified: Yes ISTA 3A or 6A Certified: YesDimensions: Overall Height - Top to Bottom: 0.4 Overall Width - Side to Side: 48 Overall Depth - Front to Back: 12.75 Overall Product Weight: 25Assembly: Assembly Required: No Tools Needed for Assembly: Installation Required: Yes Tools Needed for Installation: Warranty: