8. A Shower Injury
Ben leaned over the edge of the
. He turned on the hot and cold
faucets. The water came out of the
near the top of the tub. He
down on the lever beneath the spout
that the water would drain. He was
to take a shower, not a bath.
tested the temperature. It wasn’t hot enough.
adjusted the hot water faucet. There was
handle between the hot and cold faucets.
one controlled whether water came out of
spout or out of the shower head.
turned it all the way to the
. Now hot water was coming out of
shower head. The temperature was just right.
took off his robe and stepped over
top of the tub. He pulled the
door closed. He grabbed the bar of
out of the soap dish and started
While his eyes were closed
keep out the soap, he put the
back into the dish. Then he reached
the big plastic container of shampoo on
window ledge. The bottle slipped out of
hands and landed on his left foot.
!" Ben said angrily. That hurt.