Slips, Trips and Falls - Health & Safety at Work


Thousands of workers are getting injured every year due to slips, trips and falls. Most common are musculoskeletal injuries, as well as cuts, bruises, fractures and dislocations.

Slips occur when a person's foot loses traction with the floor. The most common causes are slippery floor surfaces (highly polished, wet or greasy) and inappropriate footwear.

Use this checklist to help control the risks in your workplace.

http://www.worksafe.govt.nz/worksafe/hswa/health-safety/topics/slips-trips-and-falls


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