Follow These Power Wheel Chair Safety Guidelines
Individuals who use manual wheel chairs know first hand the mobility challenges these traditional chairs offer. That's why an increasing number of people are turning to electric wheel chairs for greater independence and quality of life.
Electric wheel chairs offer users the freedom to effortlessly move from one location to another. There's no need to wait for assistance to go somewhere or contend with sore muscles and hands that often come with manual propulsion.
Yet, as with any motorized machine or vehicle, safety considerations are paramount. Here are some safety guidelines for power chair use.
The best defense against an accident is simply to use common sense. If it does not sound like a good idea, then it probably isn’t.
This article was written by Peter Wallander.
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