Slips, Trips And Falls
Concise Length 9 min
Available for MP4 video download by purchasing a corporate or single-site license.
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.
This Slips, Trips and Falls program 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.
Topics covered 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"