Slips, Trips & Falls Introduction
In Australia common workplace injuries are caused by Slips, Trips and Falls.
What is a slip? A slip is when a loss of grip between the shoe and the floor occurs.
What is a trip? A trip happen when a person’s foot hits a low obstacle in the person’s path, causing a loss of balance leading to a fall.
Risk Minimisation in Your Workplace
Industroquip is Australia's leading in Workplace Safety & Signage and has everything you need to keep you and your workplace safe from potential Slips, Trips and Falls and preventing many injuries in your workplace.
How to minimise the risk of Slips, Trips and Falls.
1. Identify Hazards
Complete a workplace safety inspection to identify potential hazards.
2. Risk Assessment
A number of contributing factors may exist in the work environment and affect the risk severity
Assess the risk to determine whether the level of risk is High, Moderate or Low.
3. Risk Elimination
Provide traction on slippery surfaces, install lighting and signage, warn of temporary hazards, remove trip dangers, apply coloured floor marking for surface changes and modify working systems to eliminate or control risks.
4. Maintain & Review Control Risk
Regular inspections of work areas and review of controls will ensure they remain effective and exposure to risks is controlled and reduced.
Industroquip has a huge range of products to help you elimate the risk of Slips, Trips and Falls in your workplace!