How to prevent those Slips, Trips and Falls that we have all experienced
FRANKLIN AND MARSHALL
COLLEGE SLIPS, TRIPS, AND FALLS ARE COSTLYSlips and trips happen in any part of the workplace, inside or outdoors.
Slips and trips often result in falls and more serious outcomes, including disabling injuries and even death. The costs to both worker and employer can be great:Lost wages
temporary or permanent disability
reduced quality of life
Increased burdens on the rest of the familyloss in productivity and business
Increased insurance premiums
costs associated with training a replacement workerTo Employer:To Worker: INJURIES FROM SLIPS, TRIPS, AND FALLS
Common types of injuries:Knee, Ankle, Foot
HeadCommonly affected body parts: ...