How To Safely Handle A Fall

This 1 minute safety training video covers: What are the important things to remember when a fall happens, when to do a first aid procedure, how to treat an injury of a fall, how to assess an accidental of a fall, when to call for a medical emergency. 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 Safely Handle A Fall
  • 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

If you found a co-worker falling from the stairs and if he appears to be hurt ask them if he’s okay then ask for help, try to calm him down and call 911. Keep him warm until medical team arrives. Surveyed the scene, sent someone for help, reassurance and do a victim assessment. While waiting for EMS continue to monitor the victim.