Slips, Trips and Falls

Slips, Trips and Falls

Biz Library
Updated Feb 04, 2020

MARCOM's Video On Demand (VOD) program on Slips, Trips and Falls discusses the mechanics of slips, trips and falls, the types of hazards that employees are likely to encounter that lead to them, and the safe practices and equipment that they can use to stay safely on their feet. Slips, trips and falls are no laughing matter. They're involved in most of the accidents that occur in workplaces every day. They cause 17% of disabling occupational injuries and 15% of on-the-job fatalities. But slips, trips and falls can be prevented. Areas covered in the course include center of gravity and maintaining balance the mechanics of trips and slips types of walking surfaces housekeeping and maintenance how footwear can help to prevent falls how to fall properly and more.