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  • n. Plural form of handrail.


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  • • Keep your home clear of tripping hazards while taking advantage of safety features, such as handrails, non-slip mats and safety gates. | news

  • Assistive devices such as handrails, shower benches, and long-handled scrubbers may help in this situation.

  • They are, however, taking the precaution of carefully scrubbing common areas and frequently touched items, such as handrails and doorknobs, with disinfectant.

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  • We decided that the infrastructure in San Miguel (narrow sidewalks, cobblestone streets, stairs without handrails) was just no longer safe for me to live there every day.

    Changes in health after move to Mexico

  • It's a little bit of help that supports carers and, for instance, provides low-cost handrails, or spots loose carpets that contribute to the unnecessary falls that result in lengthy hospital stays and cost the NHS millions of pounds every day.

    The Dilnot review: Money, morality and the care of the elderly | Observer editorial

  • Within that exhausting exhilaration, it is the sense of “fam-er-ree” that provides the only compass points and handrails.

    Fallin’ Up

  • Another group of men were invited to cross a solid, wider bridge with handrails ten feet off the ground.

    Red Flags or Red Herrings?

  • Aron and Dutton brought young single men between the ages of eighteen and thirty-five to cross over a wobbly suspension bridge with low cable handrails, which hung over a 230-foot drop.

    Red Flags or Red Herrings?

  • Red bricks shooting out of the windows to clutter of handrails, chairs, stained white bathtubs in the backyard to gape: “Our companions have left us.”

    Last Night On Oil Street

  • Think of yourself on a subway train: in theory you have enough room to move, but only if you don't take into account the seats, the handrails -- and of course your fellow travelers.

    Andrew Gunther: Rotten Eggs: HSUS and United Egg Producers Enter Agreement That Bird Cages Are Here to Stay


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