Understanding and Preventing Slips, Trips and Falls Overview
This program is a microlearning. A microlearning is typically 1-2 minutes in length and quickly conveys information about a specific topic or subset of a larger topic.
The statistics related to slips, trips and falls in the workplace are staggering. Nearly 16 million fall injuries occur each year. These mishaps are the second leading cause of fatalities on the job and the third leading cause of employee disability. To help prevent fall injuries at your facility, your organization provides training on the common factors and hazards that contribute to falling and the safe work practices that should be followed to control them. As part of such training, this program provides an overview of common slip and trip hazards, basic safe work practices that help prevent falls and factors that affect our balance and stability.
Topics include slip and trip causes and hazards, safe work practices that help prevent falls, friction, our center of gravity and momentum.