According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 235,000 people aged 15 and over visit emergency rooms every year due to accidents that occur in the bathroom.  Almost 14% are hospitalized.  The injury rate is significantly higher for women.

Last month we talked to you about ways to avoid slipping in the bathroom.  But that is not the only way you can injure yourself in the bathroom.  Here is some more advice on bathroom safety. 

First, some tips especially for children:

Other tips (for adults as well as children):