Did you know that slips, trips, and falls are the leading cause of most workplace related injuries? No matter the industry, hospitality, event, manufacturing, construction, or general office space, slip, trip, or fall hazards are everywhere. Additionally, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), 8% of them are fatal! This interactive class, led by an OSHA Outreach Trainer, covers recognizing risk factors AND controlling slip, trip and fall hazards. OSHA rules, regulations and other industry standards related to slips, trips, and falls will be covered, as well as mitigation procedures and processes. Workers, managers, and supervisors are encouraged to attend.
- Identify the impact of slips, trips and falls in your workplace, including injuries, lost production and reduced employee confidence.
- Learn OSHA rules, regulations and other industry standards related to slips, trips, and falls.
- Detect the key areas in an organization that contain slip, trip, and fall hazards.
- Conduct a baseline slip, trip, and fall evaluation of YOUR workplace.
- Select controls for your organization related to slips, trips, and falls.
- Identify actions you can take to identify risks and prevent slips, trips and falls when you return to your job
After completing this module, you will be able to:?
Isolate the four risk factor categories for slips, trips, and falls?
Detect the key areas in an organization that contain slip, trip and fall hazards?
Identify the various tools you can use for identifying slip, trip and fall hazards?
Use a checklist to identify slip, trip and fall hazards at your workplace?
Recognize the slip, trip and fall hazards at your workplace?
Harper College is a proud recipient of the OSHA Susan Harwood Training Grant which provides FREE training and education for workers and employers in workplace safety and health hazards.
Government employees are not eligible to participate due to grant regulations (Local/City/Municipality, County, State or Federal). The intended audience includes:
- Supervisors and Managers
- Employees and Workers
- Unemployed Workers who intend to re-enter the workforce
- New Businesses
- Limited English Proficiency Workers
- Low Literacy Workers
- Young Workers
- Temporary Workers
- Minority and other hard-to-reach workers
- Workers in high-hazard industries with high fatality rates
- Government Employees who are responsible for occupational safety and health duties at their agencies
Disclaimer: This material was produced under grant number SH-05168-SH9 from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor. It does not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the U.S. Department of Labor, nor does mention of trade names, commercial products, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. government.
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