This Medline shower bench can be placed inside a shower or bathtub. It is helpful for people who have difficulty standing while bathing. Another great feature of Medline's shower bench is that it contains Microban Antimicrobial Technology. Microban protection fights the growth of microbes that can cause stains and odors on bathroom surfaces, so surfaces are easier to clean, and stay cleaner and fresher between cleanings. And because Microban protection is built in during the manufacturing process, it won’t wash off or wear away, providing continuous antimicrobial protection for the life of the product.