There are many things that can put you at risk for a fall, arthritis, vision problems, side effects from medication, and join pain are just a few.
Prevention- Make sure…
* You wear proper shoes
* Avoid alcohol
* You have proper lighting and do not work on slippery or wet surfaces
* Remove all clutter from your work area
* Remove throw rugs
If you fall…
* Do no panic. Take a deep breath and determine if you are hurt.
* If you are unable to get up call for help.
* If able slide to a couch or chair and try to pull yourself up.