Exercising at home is more common than ever in the past. Those that used to go out to gyms have found that they are able to do what they used to do in public in the comfort of their own home, but a surge in home gyms has also lead to added dangers in the home.
Exercise equipment that isn’t installed properly or that doesn’t have safety features in use can seriously injure the user, or even worse, young children that try to use them.
It is a good safety precaution to limit access to your exercise room by your children.
Leaving dumbbells and other things loose on the floor can prove to be very dangerous as well since someone could trip over them and get hurt. Having designated locations where you store these will make it much safer.
If at all possible, exercise equipment should be equipped with a dead man’s switch that will prevent damage if you fall off of them.