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Preventing Slips, Trips, and Falls in the Workplace



Slips, trips, and falls are leading causes of workplace accidents and can result in back injuries, strains, sprains, contusions, and fractures. Furthermore, falling from even a short distance can have fatal consequences. The good news is that many of these accidents can be avoided. Here are ten tips to help you prevent slips, trips, and falls at your business:

For even more tips on preventing workplace slips, trips, and falls, view our loss control bulletin (PDF). Additional employee safety resources can be found by visiting the Loss Control page on our Umialik Insurance website.