Slips can be prevented by implementing a few simple precautions in the workplace. They usually happen where there insecure grip under foot leads to a loss of balance.
Employers have a duty of care to ensure working environments are fit for purpose, well maintained and free of hazards. Slips, trips and falls accounted for 22% of work-related injuries reported in 2015/16 (hse.gov.uk). It’s important that employers and employees are trained to prevent slip hazards at their place of work.
We’ve outlined some useful tips to help prevent slip accidents in yours or your customers working environment.
Our range of anti slip mats have all been designed to help prevent slips, trips and falls in the workplace.
Our top four tips to prevent slip accidents, includes installing anti slip mats, wearing non-slip footwear, maintaining a clean environment by cleaning up any spills and making sure areas are well lit.
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