Stair Safety Checklist

  • Do stairs have a sturdy handrail?
  • Are stairs well lighted?
  • Are light switches located at both the top and bottom of the stairs?
  • Do the steps allow secure footing?
  • Are steps evenly spaced and of the same size and height?
  • If stairs are covered, are coverings in good condition?
  • Can you clearly see the edges of each step?
  • Do you avoid storing anything - even temporarily - on the stairs?

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