Slips, trips and falls hurt companies with tens of billions of dollars in medical costs. Eighty percent of workers who trip and fall on the stairs will suffer long-term injuries like brain damage and paralysis. And fatal falls due to slips and trips kill over seven hundred workers each year.
Slips, Trips, and Falls: Split Second Safety reminds employees that a split second lapse of awareness can lead to a life-long injury. Showing such slim margins, the program guides employees to be more mindful of their surroundings. It helps them understand how, why, and even where slips, trips, and falls occur; develop a safety mindset; and adopt safer practices at work.
Key Learning Points
- Definitions of slips, trips, and falls
- Causes of slips, trips, and falls
- Workplace design solutions
- Safe walking and working practices
- Proper footwear