Slips, trips and falls are a problem in workplaces in almost every industry. A recent survey of safety professionals revealed the biggest three causes of slips trips and falls—and the results should make safety folks sit up and take notice.
It turns out that the majority of slips, trips and falls involve human factors. Whether workers don’t notice a wet floor sign, forget to follow housekeeping rules or are walking too fast, human error and errors in decisions cause over half of all slips, trips and falls in the workplace.
A new guide to solving slips, trips and falls outlines all the major measures you can take to combat both the physical and human factors that lead to slips, trips and falls.
It’s a serious issue that causes over 225,000 injuries a year that require someone to miss a day of work. Fortunately, many of the solutions outlined in the guide—like giving workers personal awareness and skills that will help them avoid distraction and other risk-increasing states—are applicable to other injury categories and will reduce the overall number of workers getting hurt at your company.
Download the free slips, trips and falls guide to learn what you can do to protect your employees and to ensure that you’re doing everything you can to solve slips, trips and falls once and for all.