Tag: slips trips and falls

Fell, injured after clocking out: Did she get workers’ comp?

This employee had clocked out after her shift and was leaving her workplace when she slipped, fell and was injured. She applied for workers’ comp benefits. Did a court grant them? Geraldine Tress was a part-time cashier for Wegmans Food Markets in Pennsylvania. One day when her shift as a cashier in the café section…

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112 Million Workers Impacted by Final OSHA Rule Updating Walking-Working Surfaces Standards

By updating its general industry Walking-Working Surfaces standards specific to slip, trip and fall hazards, OSHA on Nov. 17 took steps to reduce injuries and fatalities for 112 million workers at 7 million workplaces. “The final rule will increase workplace protection from those hazards, especially fall hazards, which are a leading cause of worker deaths…

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Slips & Trips Infographic: Preventing Falls

Slips, trips, and falls are a safety risk that are prevalent in most industries and workplaces. The severity of their danger depends on the industry and the job, but one small slip, trips or fall can cause a serious injury which leads to risks of legal liability, lost production time, and absences. On top of that,…

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Workplace Safety Statistics Infographic: Safety at Work

Workplace safety is not something that can’t be achieved, and it’s something that should be constantly improved so our workers return home safely at the end of each workday. Workplace safety starts by knowing just how important it is, which is broken down in the workplace safety statistics in this infographic. It states that: 66 members of…

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Workplace Injuries Infographic: Workplace Injuries By The Numbers

Workplace injuries happen more often than we think they do. In fact, every 7 seconds, a worker is injured on the job. That’s a pretty daunting statistic and the more we neglect workplace safety, the more we contribute to those numbers instead of reducing them. The National Safety Council has derived this colorful infographic that communicates…

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Anti Slip Workplace Infographic: 10 Step Checklist to an Anti Slip Workplace

Slips, trips, and falls are a safety risk that are prevalent in most industries and workplaces. The severity of their danger depends on the industry and the job, but one small slip, trips or fall can cause a serious injury which leads to risks of legal liability, lost production time, and absences. On top of that,…

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Employee Waited A Month To Report Injury: Did He Get Worker’s Comp?

A construction worker says he tripped, fell and hurt his back. However, he waited a month to get any treatment for the alleged injury. How did his workers’ comp claim turn out?  William Rogers, 48, worked for Russell Construction Co. Inc. in Wyoming. On Nov. 19, 2013, Rogers, his supervisor and another worker were pouring…

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Slips, Trips and Falls Training Powerpoints

Related Slips, Trips, and Falls Training Courses Slips, Trips, and Falls Slips, Trips, and Fall in Construction Industrial Back Safety PPE Interactive Training Ladder Safety Preventing Falls, Slips and Trips by MGSU Date Created: 2017 Number of Slides: 31 Created By: MGSU Download Atlantic Training’s collection of safety training PowerPoints from around the web to…

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Walking & Working Surfaces Training Powerpoints

Related Walking & Working Surfaces Training Courses Walking & Working Surfaces Walking & Working Surfaces in Construction Forklift Safety PPE Lockout Tagout   Walking and Working Surfaces by University of Texas at Arlington. Date Created: 2017 Number of Slides: 35 Created By: University of Texas at Arlington. This Walking & Working Surfaces training powerpoint was…

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Travellers: 3.7 Million Workers Injured Per Year

Businesses spend $170 billion per year on costs associated with occupational injuries and illnesses (according to OSHA) – and these findings provide critical insight on how the numbers add up. Of all public sector and private US businesses, roughly 3.7 million workers are injured per year. The Travelers Companies Inc., the country’s largest workers’ compensation…

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