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Preventing Falls from Slips and Trips

Preventing Falls from Slips and Trips

This course offers guidance on how to prevent injuries in the workplace that are the result of slips, trips or falls from the same level.

Duration: 1 Hour
Price per person: $49.00

Training Overview

Falls from slips and trips are common workplace occurrences that can result in serious injuries and disabilities. This course offers guidance on how to prevent injuries in the workplace that are the result of slips, trips or falls from the same level. It provides workers, managers, supervisors and health and safety committees with practical information, tips and examples to help them to understand the causes of falls, and to take preventive measures.

Understand the importance of preventing falls and the causes of slip, trip and fall accidents.

The course focuses on the two most common types of falls: falls at the same level and falls on stairs. Fall hazards of these types exist in most workplaces including offices, service sector, manufacturing and construction.

What topics will be covered?
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  • Basic cause of falls
  • How slips and trips occur
  • Roles of floor surfaces, stairs, walkways, housekeeping, obstructions, spills, and outdoor issues
  • Worker and employer responsibilities
  • Prevention of slip and trip hazards on surfaces and floors
  • Prevention of slip and trip hazards on stairs

This course does not cover falls from heights or situations such as working on ladders.

What are the benefits?
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  • Understand the causes of slip, trip and fall accidents;
  • Understand the importance of preventing falls;
  • Know good housekeeping practices and methods that help prevent falls.
Who is this recommended for?
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  • Workers - new and experienced
  • Managers, supervisors
  • Health and safety committees, facility managers
  • Human resources and safety professionals with responsibilities for training and compliance
How can training be delivered?
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This course is delivered as an on-line e-learning course. All you need is a computer, access to the Internet - and you are ready to go! This e-learning course is designed to help you learn at your own pace and in your own environment at your own convenience.

Content for this course was developed by the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS), and reviewed by labour, employer and government representatives to ensure a balanced perspective.

Group Discounts
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The cost is based on the total number of seats purchased. Multi-seat pricing is based on the single user seat price with the following volume discounts applied:

Total SeatsDiscount
100 - 49925%
500 - 99950%
1000+80%

This course is also available in French

Item Number: ESLIPS-P1251EN

Content for this course was developed by the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS), and reviewed by labour, employer and government representatives to ensure a balanced perspective.

©Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety. All rights Reserved. E-Course description and content provided by CCOHS under license with WSPS. Unauthorized reproduction and distribution strictly prohibited.