Bathroom injuries are quite common and mostly the injuries happen due to slippery surfaces. It is reported that more than 234,000 injuries have been treated in the year 2008. out of total injured people across the world , 31% people had head injury, 18% had injury in upper torso, 20% have injury in lower torso, 13% people had arms and hand injury and 17% individuals had leg and foot injury.
By taking gender into consideration, 36% of men and 64% women have been occurred with bathroom injuries. Of total injuries, 81% of injuries are due to falling in the bathroom and 19% of injuries are occurred due to poor health conditions.
It is determined that 66% of injuries occur in and around the water tub or shower placed in the bathroom and 23% injuries happen around the toilet. Try to be safe while bathing and install grab bars on non slippery surfaces.