In addition to the broken steps
on the back stairway, inspectors found a pile of wood in the basement that needed to be removed because it was a fire hazard.
The survey questionnaire asked about the presence of mold, lead paint, and insect and rodent contamination, as well as other factors related to the condition of the dwelling, including smoke alarms, exhaust fans, security, gas leaks, broken or cracked windows, and faulty installed appliances; problems with electrical wiring, heating/cooling systems, broken steps
, and handrails; and a history of dampness or flooding.
Even one of Bahrain's five-star hotels left broken steps
around its children's pool without repair for more than a year - such is lack of attention to the details of safety.
She also complained about broken steps
to a classroom fire exit.
And peering southwards, but not seeing clearly because of the rising mist, he silently moved to his tower and up its broken steps
A bath, pushchair, broken steps
, a sofa and a push bike.
You climb broken steps
to the front door and then you're accosted by the smell.