We all feel pretty safe at home, right? But there’s one room that’s more dangerous than all the others. Any guesses which one?
It’s not the one where the pots simmer on the stove. Or where knives are part of the countertop decor. Or where toasters stand lazily over sinks of soapy dishes.
Nope. Kitchens are not the most dangerous place for you and your family, bathrooms are. Bathrooms generate more injuries than anywhere else.
A whopping 235,000 people visit emergency rooms every year because of bumps, bruises, and breaks they suffered in the bathroom. Most of those injuries – about 81 percent – had something to do with a fall.
A huge number of those falls happened in the tub. About a quarter happened near the toilet. Here are some other interesting facts we found:
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