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Fall Prevention

Fall Prevention

Fall prevention measures can reduce the risk of falls to older adults, in hospitals, and in other workplaces. Here are a collection of resources that can help you to understand fall prevention and how to implement preventative actions.

Overview and Data

Online Resources

Accidental Falls

"During 1999–2020, death rates from unintentional falls among persons aged ≥65 years increased among all age groups. The largest increase occurred among persons aged ≥85 years, from 110.2 per 100,000 population in 1999 to 291.5 in 2020." - CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report

Fall Prevention for Older Adults

Online Resources


Borrow these posters from the library. All are available in English, Spanish, and Mandarin.

Begin a regular exercise program


Have your health care provide
review your medications


Have your vision checked


Make your home safer


Book from the Collection


Fall Prevention in Hospitals

Online Resources


Other Types of Fall Prevention

Fall Prevention on Construction Sites

Window Fall Prevention

Workplace Fall Prevention

Safety and Fall Prevention Apps

Safety and Fall Prevention Apps

The following are apps that can be used with clients to address safety and fall prevention: