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Preventing Falls on Stairs

Developed by The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation.

This fact sheet describes the common causes of falls on stairs and provides many strategies to help prevent them. Most falls can be prevented through good planning and recognition of the health, environmental and behavioural contributors to falls. Includes design suggestions for safe stairs and a glossary of terms. (© 2004 CMHC, Revised 2016)

This guide is available in both English and French.

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