Preventing Slips and Trips in the Workplace

3 hours fully online video

Learning outcomes:

  • The importance of maintaining a safe workplace environment for employees, as well as visitors;
  • Common hazards found in workplace environments, including trailing cables, contaminated and uneven floor surfaces, poor lighting,
  • unguarded stairs, clutter and improper cleaning methods
  • The selection of appropriate footwear, including the design of the outer sole and the materials used to make the shoes
  • Preventative techniques, in order to eliminate risks, including conducting risk assessments, training cleaning staff to use proper techniques and educating employees to immediately report any spills
  • Other control measures, including providing education and training to employees and cleaning staff, providing adequate lighting, installing ramps and railings along stairs, using proper mopping and spill clean-up techniques and unclogging drains.