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Plum® Safety Solutions to the Problem of Fall Injuries

Falls are the leading cause of death and disability. A head injury or hip fracture can change a life in seconds. About 2000 seniors die from fall injuries in nursing homes each year. Children ages newborn to 4 are at high risk for traumatic brain injuries. Early brain injuries have been linked to seizures, alcoholism and Parkinson’s. A person over 65 who suffers a traumatic brain injury [TBI] has only a has only a 40% chance of a full recovery Every 18 seconds an older adult is treated in an emergency room for a fall. Head injuries and hip fractures cause the most severe health problems, the poorest quality of life and the greatest number of deaths. Extremity injuries and the third most frequent type of fall injury. Plum Enterprises specializes in fall protection that can result in head trauma, hip fractures and knee, elbow and shin injuries.

Plum’s® mission is to replace your fear of falling, head trauma, hip fractures, and extremity injuries with Freedom, Safety and Empowerment that only Plum’s® Award-Winning Fall Protection Clothing Can Provide.

Plum® specializes in fall injury prevention with ProtectaCap® & ProtectaCap+Plus® custom-fitting protective headgear, ProtectaHip® the original, award-winning hip protectors, and ProtectaWrap® extremity protectors for knees, elbows, shins & forearms. Plum’s® patented fall protection clothing lines are engineered for proven superior safety effectiveness and designed for lightweight comfort and exquisite style for all ages.

Plum's® Advanced Custom Fitting Fall Protection Helmets
ProtectaCap® & ProtectaCap+Plus®

When a senior sustains a traumatic brain injury [TBI] in a fall, direct effects of the injury may result in long-term cognitive changes, reduced ability to function and changes in emotional health.
Alzheimer’s Association

Safetyproduct helmetforchildren, Helmets for Babies & Children
  • ASTM Proven Safety Effectiveness.
  • Lightweight, Comfortable Custom Fit.
  • Fully-Encased in Breathable Cotton Blend.
Plum's® ProtectaCap® Logo Lightweight Comfortable Custom Fitting Head Protection

Plum’s® ProtectaCap® helmets custom fit as if made just for you. Medical Professional agree ProtectaCap® fits and works better than custom-made helmets.Read More

Helmets for Children & Adults, ProtectaCap
  • Full Head Coverage that Opens Around Ears.
  • Comfortable, Fully-Adjustable Chin Strap.
  • Machine-Washable for Anti-Microbial Safety.

“ProtectaCap® has been an excellent seizure helmet for our son. He’s been wearing it for years. He loves it. It’s been absolutely wonderful for us.”
– L. Henschell

Plum’s® ProtectaCap-Plus® Advanced Fall Protection Safety Helmet for Kids Deep Sea Blue
  • Provides advanced forehead and temple protection.
  • Engineered for staged deceleration of impact energy.
  • Lightweight, ergonomic fit encased in cotton blend.
Plum's® ProtectaCap+Plus® Advanced Fall Protection Helmet for Kids & Adults

Plum’s® ProtectaCap+Plus® Advanced Fall Protection Helmets are engineered for superior impact absorption to help keep children and adults safe and active. ProtectaCap+Plus’s® patented, dual-protective core provides optimal staged deceleration of impact energy.Read More

ProtectaCap+Plus® Fall Protection Helmets
  • Top-Anchored chin straps ensure safe secure fit.
  • Sporty above or over top of ear style in sizes S thru XL.
  • Washable, Replaceable Plus Pocket™ Covers.

“I must shout the praises for your ProtectaCap+Plus®. My daughter fell backwards and her hard helmet broke. Her skull cracked open. That helmet didn’t absorb the impact. It just transferred it to her head! ProtectaCap+Plus® has proven to be the single most effective way to keep my 42 year-old daughter safe.”

– L. Reilly

Plum's® Award-Winning Fall Protection Hip Protectors ProtectaHip®

Mortality in the first year after hip fracture is as high as 37%. Of those who survive the first year, 40% will be unable to walk independently, and 60% will require assistance with daily living activities.

Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

Plum's® ProtectaHip® Active Lounge Pants™ Women
  • Original, Award-Winning Hip Protector with Proven Safety Record.
  • Undetectable ProtectaHip® Pads Adjust and Move with You.
  • ProtectaHip® Active Lounge Pants® are Available in Sizes X-Small through 4-X-Large.


Plum’s® ProtectaHip® is the original, award-winning hip protector with the best, longest and unmatched track record for safety, comfort and durability. ProtectaHip® hip protectors are available in several styles, all engineered for superior safety and designed with exacting detail for your comfort and style.Read More

ProtectaHip® Active Lounge Pants™
  • Anti-Microbial ProtectaHip® Pads will absorb water or build bacteria.
  • Easy Care, Machine Wash & Dry; Only ProtectaHip® Garments get wet.
  • For Your Optimal Safety, ProtectaHip® Pads Increase in Size with ProtectaHip®Garments.
Safetyproduct hipprotectors
  • ProtectaHip® is Engineered for Safety; Designed for Amazing Comfort.
  • Precise, Generous Coverage against 3 Sites of Hip Fractures.
  • ProtectaHip® Pads are ventilated and beveled for comfort.
Plum's® ProtectaHip® Undergarment Hip Protectors with Stretch Lace

Plum’s® ProtectaHip® Undergarment Hip Protectors are offered in 3 unique styles. ProtectaHip® General Use is ideal with men and women. Engineered with Plum’s® superior ProtectaHip® Pads secured within 2 layers of Plum’s® highest quality cotton stretch and perfectly positioned for stay-put protection against the 3 main sites of hip fractures.Read More

Front Snap, Hip Protectors, ProtectaHip
  • Anti-Microbial ProtectaHip® Pads will not build bacteria.
  • Easy Care Machine Wash & Dry Without Removing Pads.
  • ProtectaHip® Undergarments are Available in Sizes X-Small through 3 X-Large.
Safetyproduct protectiveshorts
  • ProtectaHip® Pads increase in size with ProtectaHip® Garments.
  • Precise, Stay-Put Protection against 3 Sites of Hip Fractures.
  • Virtually undetectable Pads Tucked inside behind Slash Pockets.


Plum’s® ProtectaHip® is the original, award-winning hip protector with the best, longest and unmatched track record for safety, comfort and durability. ProtectaHip® Active Lounge Shorts™ are engineered for your safety, but designed for your comfort.Read

ProtectaHip® Active Lounge Shorts™ Hip Protectors Men
  • ProtectaHip® Pads are ventilated & beveled for comfort.
  • ProtectaHip® Active Lounge Shorts™ are Available in Sizes X-Small through 3- X-Large.
  • Easy Care Machine Wash & Dry Without Removing Pads.

Plum's® Fall Protection Extremity Guards & Protective Splints ProtectaWrap®

Falls and the belief that one might fall in fall-risk situations can result in restriction of mobility and activity, feelings of helplessness, loss of confidence, depression, and institutionalization.

– Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

Safetyproduct kneeandelbowwrap
  • Easily adapts, conforms and adjusts to knees, elbows, shins and forearms.
  • Customized compression, support and protection against falls and impacts.
  • Custom-molding splint with protective pad, encased in Plum’s® unique fabric.
ProtectaWrap logo

Plum’s® ProtectaWrap® Adaptable Extremity Protectors provide superior impact absorption for protection against bumps, bruises and fall-related injuries. ProtectaWrap® protective splint absorbs impacts and stress to prevent damage post-injury.Read More

Protective Splint for Shins & Forearms, ProtectaWrap
  • Superior ProtectaWrap® Pads are sturdy & dependable.
  • Anti-Microbial ProtectaWrap® Pads will not build bacteria.
  • ProtectaWrap® is Easy Care Wash & Dry; No need to Remove Protective Pads.

“Plum’s® ProtectaWrap® completes our Falls Safety Program for our patients.”
– Veterans Hospital

Head Trauma, Hip Fractures and Extremity Injuries from Falls can Change Your Life in an Instant. Plum’s® Award-Winning Falls Safety Products Help Keep You Safe from the Dangers of Falls.
Freedom… Safety… Empowerment. For Life.™