Slips, Trips, & Falls Safety Guidance
Below is a quick guide to common safety issues and protocols. For more, download the PDF.Go back to ZERO Features
Slips occur when there is too little friction or traction between your feet and the walking surface. The most common causes of slips are wet surfaces, ice or other weather hazards, spills, and poor tread on footwear.
Falls usually take place from one level to another. Falls can be caused by a number of things. Slips and trips frequently result in a fall. Falls also occur for other reasons. Improper use of ladders and scaffolding can
result in a fall ...usually a very serious one. Falls also happen when people climb objects without using fall protection equipment.