Falls are one of the most common causes of workplace injuries and deaths. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that in 2012, falls, slips, and trips accounted for 285,380 nonfatal injuries and 570 fatal work injuries.
This online course is designed to help learners recognize and avoid slip and trip hazards. It will also teach them to take the proper measures to ensure their safety and the safety of others in the workplace.
After completing this course, learners will be able to:
Recognize the difference between slips and trips and what causes each of them to occur
Discuss the potential injuries sustained and costs associated with slips and trips
Describe ways to prevent slips and trips in the workplace