IDeA

Dwelling: 1956 built, semi-detached house

DESCRIPTION OF HAZARDS

Background: the brick-built house (part rendered front and rear) contains three bedrooms and bathroom at first floor level with two rooms and kitchen on the ground floor. The top right photograph shows the results of alterations carried out to the front garden some four years ago to provide a parking space when the two step paved steps to the font entrance door were constructed. The bottom photograph indicates the original three steps to the rear door, to the side of with the occupier has provided an insecure handrail system. There is no direct illumination to the front or the rear steps. The internal staircase has two handrails and is about average for this age of property.

HHSRS worked examples [Online] 2007.IDeA Worked examples.CLG Worked examples. 21 Falling on Stairs, etc. [cited 4 of March 2013].Available from Internet:<http://johnpullen.co.uk/downloads.html>