Croner-i is a comprehensive knowledge and resource platform that enables professionals to stay ahead of change in their industry, with legislation, trends and best practice. Call to learn more. Last reviewed 29 September Risk assessment is central to any approach aimed at protecting people from the risk of slips, trips and falls, explains Andrew Christodoulou. Slips, trips and falls continue to be major players in the accident statistics released by the Health and Safety Executive HSE.
Slips, Trips and Falls Awareness and Prevention in the Workplace
Hospital Staff Safety Injury Prevention | Case Studies | BSI America
Most slips occur when floors become wet or contaminated and many trips are due to poor housekeeping. The solutions are often simple and cost-effective and a basic assessment of the risks should help to identify what employers can do to tackle slips and trips risks. Case study An employer recognized they had problems with slips and trips on wet hospital floors. In a two-year period, members of staff had reported slips or trips on wet, recently cleaned floors.
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