About Handrail Sows Ears
Handrail Sows Ears are an especially feared form of staircase accident. A Handrail Sow’s Ear occurs when a banister, railing, or other support structure fails causing a person to crash through the gap and fall. The severity of Handrail Sows Ears range from mild, but embarrassing pratfalls to more serious injuries including broken bones and head trauma. Handrails should be regularly inspected for signs of wear that could indicate that they may not provide safe support, such as cracks in the wood or rust along metal supports. Doing so can prevent Handrail Sows Ears and keep your family or anyone using the stairs safe.