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Updated October 2016

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Introduction to Slips, Trips and Falls

Slips, Trips and FallsGlobal statistics show that 1 in every 6 accidents at work are caused by slips, trips and falls, and they are the second leading cause of death in the workplace. The cost to society in the UK alone is over £800 million per year, including a cost to our National Health Service of £133 million. Understanding the potential hazards and having a 'see it, sort it' mentality will help to prevent a large number of accidents. This course will identify the typical causes of slip and trip accidents, run through a risk assessment to show you how you can reduce the risk, and emphasise the importance of attitude within the workplace.

Approximate duration: 45 minutes.

The aim of this course is to teach you about the following subjects:

  • The real cost of slips, trips and falls
  • Who is affected
  • The typical causes
  • Prevention methods
  • Yours, and your employer's responsibilities in the workplace

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