Balcony Safety Tips
Balconies are a fun feature of many Isla Vista homes but pose many potential risks to residents. In just a second an act like retrieving trash from the other side of the balcony can cause a serious falling accident. We have tips on how residents in Isla Vista can be more cautious around balconies. We urge residents to be aware of these risks and be active bystanders when they see others engaging in any of these actions. Speaking up can save a life and prevent serious accidents from occurring.
We have included quotes from our interviews with first responders in Isla Vista. We hope these first-hand accounts will shed greater light on the issue, and encourage preventative action around balcony safety.