Safety poster - slip-trip-fall-1

Safety poster -slip,trip and fall-1:

Statistics show slipping and tripping to be the single most common cause of injuries in UK workplace, relating to over a third of all major injuries reported. Employers must therefore do all they can to ensure that they do not put people at risk. Some of the main causes of slips, trips and falls in the workplace are as follows:

Uneven  floor surfaces.  Unsuitable  floor coverings.  Wet  floors. Changes  in levels. Trailing  cables.  Poor  lighting.  Poor housekeeping.All employees, visitors, members of the public and contractors who are in the workplace are at risk from slips and trips.

Employers must assess the risks associated with slips, trips and falls and take measures that will ensure people can move about the workplace safely.