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Updated: 01/01/2018 08:30:01AM

Safely taking down the holiday lights

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Christmas has come and gone. The stores are putting out Valentine’s Day decorations. The time has come to take down all those wonderful Christmas decorations.

Unfortunately, down come the people who do not use ladders safely. Ninety-seven percent of ladder injuries occur in non work situations. Broken bones account for about one third of the injuries. One of my patients swears that falls from ladders is the major cause of injury in older men.

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