Slips, Trips and Falls
According to new data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2018 marked the first time since 2012 that the rate of nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses failed to decline.
This briefing for supervisors examines the law and best practices for preventing employee slips, trips and falls, including differentiating between a slip, trip and fall and identifying and resolving their causes in the workplace.
An employer may use this policy to protect employer equipment, data and property as well as provide protection for employees and visitors and to reduce trespassing. Trespassing and unauthorized access of employer premises often lead to criminal behavior, such as vandalism, industrial espionage, terrorism and assaults.
As recommended by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, employers should post the Fall Prevention Poster (OSHA 3531-04).
HR guidance on stopping slips, trips and falls in the workplace.
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