This article in Consumer Reports shares 7 tips for safer stairs including 1) evaluate your handrails, 2) light your way, 3) reduce the risk of slips, 4) add a splash of color, 5) carry less up and down, 6) support your feet, and 7) clean carefully.
Consumer Reports provided this image. The numbers correspond to tips in this story on how to fall-proof your stairs. (Illustration by Chris Philpot) Click to enlarge.
Read the full article here WaPo: Falls on stairs are common. Here are 7 ways to make steps safer.