How To Avoid Tripping Hazards

This 2 minute safety training video covers: What are the causes of trips, what are the things that can cause trips, how to inspect stairways and floor surfaces free from any hazards, safety tips to prevent other co-workers from danger, how cleaning up causes trips, safe cleaning up process. This clip was taken from a full-length training video. Click here to watch the 17 minute full length version.

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Slips, trips, and falls are no laughing matter. They're involved in most of the accidents that occur in workplaces every day. They cause 17% of disabling occupational injuries and 15% of on-the-job fatalities. But slips, trips, and falls can be prevented.

Atlantic's "Slips, Trips and Falls" program discusses the mechanics of slips, trips and falls, the types of hazards that employees are likely to encounter that lead to them, and the safe practices and equipment that they can use to stay safe on their feet.

Topics covered in these products include:

  • How To Avoid Tripping Hazards
  • Center of gravity and maintaining balance.
  • The mechanics of trips and slips.
  • Types of walking surfaces.
  • Housekeeping and maintenance.
  • How footwear can help to prevent falls.
  • How to fall "properly".
  • and more.
  • Click here to watch a FREE full-length 17 minute preview.

Video Transcript

Trailing cables and hoses, pallets and steel girders, loose wires and cords, open cabinets and drawers the risk is endless. Every one placed a vital role in tackling trip hazards; good housekeeping doesn’t cause much just a little personal effort, don’t wait for the guy following you to clean up the chaos. Did you know how of trip incidents happen because of poor housekeeping? Take the initiative think of ways to eliminate the mocking disorder. Keeps floors dry and free of debris, clear out your workplace of excess junk. Keep a sharp eye for potential problems frayed or worn mats, wrinkled rugs, unmarked steps and elevation changes. Immediately report these probable hazards to your supervisor. Good housekeeping helps keep you safe.