Slips, Trips, and Falls

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Jan 25, 2017
Prevention of Slips, Trips, and Falls

http://www.ccohs.ca/oshanswers/safety_haz/falls.html

This document will summarize information on "falls on the same level" (slips and trips).

Source: CCOHS

Jul 01, 2012
Preventing slips and trips in kitchens and in food service

http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/cais6.pdf

Slips and trips are the most common cause of major accidents at work.

Source: HSE

Jun 01, 2005
Preventing slips and trips in kitchens and in food service (PDF)

http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/cais6.pdf

Slips and trips are the most common cause of major accidents at work. The costs to industry are substantial at £512 million per year, not counting the incalculable human cost and suffering to those injured.

Source: HSE

Mar 01, 2005
Prevention of slips, trips, and falls at work

http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/indg225.pdf

Slips and trips are the most common cause of non-fatal major injuries in both the manufacturing and service sectors and account for over half of all reported injuries to members of the public.

Source: HSE

Oct 01, 2004
Preventing Injuries from Slips, Trips and Fall

http://www.nasdonline.org/document/208/d000006/preventing-injuries-from-slips-trips-and-falls.html

Established policies and practices can be implemented to significantly reduce the number of injuries and deaths due to slips, trips and falls. The following recommendations are provided

Source: NASD

Oct 01, 2004
Preventing Injuries from Slips, Trips and Falls

http://www.nasdonline.org/document/208/d000006/preventing-injuries-from-slips-trips-and-falls.html

In 1999, over one million people suffered a slip, trip or falling injury, and over 17,000 Americans died as a result. Of the estimated 3.8 million disabling injuries each year in the work force, 15 percent are due to slips, trips, or falls, which account for 12 to 15 percent of all Workers' Compensation costs. About 5,100 workers died from a fall in 1999.

Source: CDC

Mar 01, 2003
Prevention of Slips, Trips, and Falls

http://www.ccohs.ca/oshanswers/safety_haz/falls.html

Statistics show that the majority (60 percent) of falls happen on the same level resulting from slips and trips. The remaining 40 percent are falls from a height. This document will summarize information on "falls on the same level" (slips and trips).

Source: CCOHS

Mar 01, 2003
Prevention of slips, trips, and falls at work (PDF)

http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/indg225.pdf

Slips and trips are the most common cause of non-fatal major injuries in both the manufacturing and service sectors and account for over half of all reported injuries to members of the public.

Source: HSE