Trip and fall accidents might be used for a quick joke in popular television shows and movies, but they are far more terrifying in real life. An unexpected fall can leave you seriously injured, unable to work, and struggling to keep up with your daily life.
Falls send 8 million people to the emergency room every year. Of those, more than 1 million are specifically trip and fall accident victims, accounting for 12% of all fall-related emergency room trips.
By the end of this article, you might have a different perception of trip and fall accidents, including which types of flooring pose the most danger.