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  • Prevent Slips and Falls with The ALERT System

    Prevent Slips and Falls with The ALERT System

      It all starts with a fall. It is obvious that you can’t have a fall injury without a fall. However, we have a false sense of security because in our own personal histories we have survived many falls without serious consequences. Our challenge is that it’s nearly impossible to predict which falls will cause injuries and which ones will just be embarrassing. So our mission must be to prevent all falls, but can falls be prevented? Of course, we […]

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  • Grab Bars Don’t Have to Look Ugly

    Grab Bars Don’t Have to Look Ugly

    Betty was adamant about her son not installing grab bars in her home or bathroom. “I’m not going to a nursing home and I don’t want my home to look like one,” she told her son. “You’re not putting those ugly railings in my house. No!” Her son Rob was pretty upset. His mother had slipped and fallen several times already, even once while in the shower. When the rescue crew showed up they had to pull her out of […]

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  • Contest Submission: Open Grates – New York

    Contest Submission: Open Grates – New York

    A video of open grates on 8th and 42nd in New York

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  • Contest Submission: Arlington Lake Beach Ramp

    Contest Submission: Arlington Lake Beach Ramp

    Lake Arlington in Alington Heights, IL. This is ramp from the parking lot to the beach. It’s a long wodden ramp that gets slippery when wet.

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  • Contest Submission: Winnetka Beach Ramp

    Contest Submission: Winnetka Beach Ramp

    This is the ramp to Tower Rd Beach in Winnetka IL. It’s about 15ft long and 8ft wide. It’s made out of artificial rubberized looking wood, which gets very slippery when either wet or in ice and snow. It’s being used virtually 12 months of the year.

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  • Contest Submission: Boat Launch

    Slip and Fall hazard at the dock of Diamond Lake Illinois

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  • Contest Submission: Slippery Stairs

    Contest Submission: Slippery Stairs

    This is the back door to our condo. We use these stairs to go down to our cars, take the garbage out and walk the dogs. As you can see, these stairs are not covered, so when we get rain or snow or even frost, the stairs are very slippery. We would like to find a way to make these stairs safer and less slippery.

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  • Train Station Crossing

    Train Station Crossing

    Crossing at train station. People run over plastic connection pieces that go in between the train tracks. In the winter time it can be really hazardous.

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  • Chicago’s Slippery City Bridges

    Chicago’s Slippery City Bridges

    If you have ever walked a great distance in the city of Chicago, you’ll find a number of wooden bridges. Many of these bridges can be found in the Loop but also north of the city. In the summer and spring the bridges are fine for walking, but in the rain and especially in the snow they are really treacherous.

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  • Grayland Train Station – Slippery Stairs

    Grayland Train Station – Slippery Stairs

    On my way to work everyday I take the Metra, the suburban train station in to my job in Chicago. The Metra had replaced a flight of old stairs with fresh concrete ones, but the stairs sloped downward at an angle. They are already slippery in rain. Its going to be horrible in the winter.

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