Slips and Falls
Luckily most victims of a slip get up and walk away. However 10,000+ people each year suffer broken bones or major injuries.
You probably know that slips and falls are the biggest cause of major injuries in the UK and Ireland.
You may not know that the level of major injuries on flat floors has risen year on year for 7 years while overall major injuries have been "falling".
Slips are the invisible risks that creep up on us and are a poorly regulated area of safety. Slippery floors often look the same as safe floors.
Andrew Stewart, Director of Slip Prevention at Slip Alert will deliver an interactive talk on slip and fall prevention and cover:-
Slip Matters: the causes of slip risk, the costs of slip risk, and why it is important to be vigilant to protect your staff, customers and your business
You will learn the importance of monitoring and managing slip risks and you'll appreciate simple steps you can take to significantly reduce slipping accidents and slip/fall injuries.
The 3-layer model: this simple model can help you to take practical and easy steps (no pun intended) to reduce risk
Slip Measures: the good the bad and the ugly of slip testing and why wet slip risk is SO important
Fascinating Slip Related Facts.Back