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September 22, 2023

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4 weeks

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Description

Prevent workplace injuries that are the result of slips, trips or falls from the same level. Understand the causes of falls, and how to take preventive measures.

Falls from slips and trips are common workplace occurrences that can result in serious injuries and disabilities. This course offers guidance on how to prevent injuries in the workplace that are the result of slips, trips or falls from the same level. It provides workers, managers, supervisors and health and safety committees with practical information, tips and examples to help them to understand the causes of falls and to take preventive measures. The course focuses on the two most common types of falls: falls at the same level and falls on stairs. Fall hazards of these types exist in most workplaces including offices, service sectors, manufacturing, and construction.

3 Big Causes of Slips, Trips and Falls

A graph illustrates the three major causes of slips, trips and falls in the workplace: human factors, wet floors, and housekeeping issues

Upon completion of this course you will:

  • Understand the causes of slip, trip and fall accidents;
  • Understand the importance of preventing falls;
  • Know good housekeeping practices and methods that help prevent falls.

Target Audience

  • Workers - new and experienced
  • Managers, supervisors
  • Health and safety committees, facility managers
  • Human resources and safety professionals with responsibilities for training and compliance
 

Course Curriculum

    • Slip, Trip and Fall 00:50:00
    • Prevention 00:10:00
    • Housekeeping 00:20:00
    • Flooring 00:15:00
    • Footwear 00:10:00
    • Avoid Falling at Work 00:25:00
    • Inclement Weather 00:15:00
    • Report Hazards Immediately 00:10:00
    • Identify what is Wrong 02:10:00
    • Slips Trips Falls 00:45:00

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