Preventing Slips, Trips & Falls
Falls from a height are responsible for 34% of falls, while most falls (66%) happen on the same level because of slips and trips. This recently upgraded course to strengthen connection to important safety concepts, focuses on three common types of falls – falls at the same level, falls on stairs and falls from low rise utility ladders. These fall hazards exist in most work sectors including offices, service industry, manufacturing, agri-business and warehousing.
Who Should Take This Course?
All workers, including managers, supervisors and health and safety committee members must be aware of slip, trip and fall hazards as part of their workplace hazard assessments duties.
What our Participants Are Saying
“Workplace Safety Group has continuously supplied our building’s personnel and training needs with qualified and intuitive instructors.”
We’ve completely overhauled this course to strengthen connection with important safety concepts. Your employees will learn to identify hazardous conditions and unsafe practices leading to slips, trips, and falls. Main points include prevention of incidents through good housekeeping, safe behaviors, and corrective actions. This course offers guidance on how to prevent injuries from slips, trips or falls. It provides participants with practical information, tips and examples to help them understand falls’ causation and taking appropriate preventive measures.
- Identify physical and behavioral hazards that can lead to slips, trips, and falls.
- How floor surfaces, stairs, walkways, housekeeping, obstructions, spills and outdoor factors play a role in falls’ causation
- Distinguish between the ways both employer and employee are responsible for providing safe work spaces.
- Prevention of slip and trip hazards on different surfaces and floor types
- Prevention of slip and trip hazards on stairs
This course does not cover falls from heights or situations such as working on extension ladders or work platforms. Falls from heights are covered in a Working at Height course which is mandated by the MOL for workers working at 3 metres and higher. WSG offers Aerial Lift and Work Platform training for both the Industrial and Construction business sectors
Length: 2-½ hrsPrice: Special pricing during MOL Spring Initiative. $45.00/person
Our safety team will work with you to schedule and coordinate onsite, instructor-led training customized to your workplace requirements. Contact our Health & Safety Advisors (1.866.347.7707) to arrange training dates and location.
CANCELLATION POLICY: Cancellations received less than 5 business days prior to a course start date will not be refunded. Workplace Safety Group reserves the right to cancel or reschedule a training session. A $25.00 Administration Fee will apply to all customer requested cancellations.