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Wondering Why Slips, Trips and Falls Happen?

Updated: Apr 17, 2018

Slips, trips, and falls cause the majority of injuries in general industry and account for significant losses incurred companies. At times these costs add up to millions of dollars yearly. Generally, these accidents can result in back injuries, broken limbs, strains, sprains, contusions, fractures, and in some instances can be fatal.

At Home

Slips Trips & Falls are the second leading cause of injury for elderly persons. They are more at risk and care should be taken to remove slips, trips and falls hazards in their environment.

At Work

In the workplace, slips, trips, and falls account for the majority of accidents and injuries . Falls alone account for 15 percent of all accidental deaths. This rate is second only to motor vehicle crashes as a cause of fatalities. The purpose of this video/blog is to provide measures and hazard avoidance strategies to eliminate slips trips and falls. Share this video with employees, students, family, and others to on simple steps that can be taken to reduce the common causes of slips trips and falls. Click here for possible solutions to avoid the fall

Have a Safe Day



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