Slips, Trips, and Falls

Recent statistics from the Congressional Accountability Office of Compliance indicate that employee falls are private industry’s third leading cause of workplace fatalities. Around 600 workers die from a fatal slip, trip, or fall, each year. Reporting hazards you see in and around the workplace and following good housekeeping practices are the best defense against a serious fall for you or one of your co-workers.

What does this course cover?

  • Identify physical and behavioral hazards that can lead to slips, trips, and falls.

  • Distinguish between the ways both you and your employer are responsible for providing safe work spaces.

  • Identify housekeeping practices and personal behaviors that can eliminate/prevent slip, trip, and fall hazards.

  • Describe how to fall properly to avoid serious injury and how to respond to a fall injury.

What are the course takeaways?

  • Knowledge of hazards that may cause slips, trips, and falls and safety practices.

  • Certificate of Completion (immediately available for download and/or print).

  • Examination record available for employer.

Regulations – 

  • 29 CFR 1910 Subpart D – Walking-Working Surfaces – 1910.21 Scope and Definitions

  • 29 CFR 1910 Subpart D – Walking-Working Surfaces – 1910.22 General Requirements

  • 29 CFR 1910 Subpart D – Walking-Working Surfaces – 1910.25 Stairways

  • 29 CFR 1910 Subpart D – Walking-Working Surfaces – 1910.28 Duty to have fall protection and falling object protection

  • 29 CFR 1910 Subpart D – Walking-Working Surfaces – 1910.29 Fall protection systems and falling

  • 29 CFR 1926 Subpart X – Stairways and Ladders – 1926.1052 Stairways

Duration: 23 Minutes
Language: English
Price: $45

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