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The rate of escalator-related injuries among seniors has doubled between 1991 and 2005 – but most are not serious, according to a review of U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission reports. Nearly 40,000 elderly people experienced an injury during that time, usually caused by a slip or a fall. Injuries to the leg were the most common type.

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