Some of the major causes of injuries in the workplace include slips, trips, and falls. Depending on the severity of the incidents/accidents, there may end up huge effects on both employees and employers. Slips, trips, and falls are considered the second most reason for workplace injury. However, they are avoidable. So, it is essential to build good knowledge and awareness about such risk factors.
Despite the fact that only less number of accidents are observed with these common causes, still, they become the cause of the number of injuries in the workplace, in a year. Those accidents lead to harm to workers, and may even end up causing major injuries and also create situations where the employees are away from work for longer periods of time.
This course deals with some of the essential topics such as common hazards of slips, trips, and falls in the workplace. The course is intended to equip the participants with the awareness of hazards that stand as the cause behind slip and trip accidents and knowledge of the best measures for working safely.
Describing the environments that probably lead to slips, trips, and falls, related hazards, ways to avoid them and the essential control measures to be taken are also covered in this course.
A single misstep can collapse everything and cause many injuries, even death. Hence, it is important for every employer to train their staff with sufficient knowledge of recognizing such possible hazards by giving this training and ensuring they work in a safer environment.