Design steps to stair safety

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Too often design flair can compromise the safety of stairs presenting a risk of injury. Kevin Underwood looks at the four design characteristics that can make all the difference to stair safety, without compromising the aesthetic appeal.

 

Article from Timber 2021 Industry Yearbook

 

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