Slips, Trips, and Falls Awareness

Slips, Trips, and Falls Awareness

Date: September 7, 2017

Time: 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.

Target Audience: All faculty and staff

Location: UL 1

This course offers guidance on how to prevent injuries in the workplace that are the result of slips, trips or falls from the same level. It provides workers, managers and supervisors with practical information, tips and examples to help them to understand the causes of falls, and to take preventive measures.

The course focuses on the two most common types of falls: falls at the same level and falls on stairs.

Topics include:

• Basic cause of falls
• How slips and trips occur
• Roles of floor surfaces, stairs, walkways, housekeeping, obstructions, spills, and outdoor issues
• Worker and employer responsibilities
• Prevention of slip and trip hazards on surfaces and floors
• Prevention of slip and trip hazards on stairs

Unfortunately, lunch will not be provided. Please feel free to bring your own lunch.

Facilitator: Mike Atkinson, Public Services Health and Safety Association

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