The Slips Trips and Falls fall prevention poster is a fall prevention training and safety tool for all worksites. It provides essential safety tips that employees should know to avoid slips, trips, and falls in the workplace with illustrated reminders of each safety technique.
Falls are one of the most common causes of serious work-related injuries and deaths, but they are mostly preventable. There are many fall prevention techniques employees can use to avoid the risk of injury. Properly training workers in basic safety practices and supporting training with visual aids such as a fall prevention poster can greatly reduce workplace injuries.
The Slips Trips and Falls fall prevention poster describes in detail eight basic fall prevention practices:
- Don’t be in a hurry
- Pay attention to your step
- Clean up spills
- Practice walking safely on wet surfaces
- Maintain proper lighting
- Exercise stair safety
- Use nonskid shoes
- Inspect your ladder
Who Should Post A Fall Prevention Poster?
The Slips Trips and Falls Poster is recommended for all industries and work sites, particularly those with recognized fall hazards such as construction,
OSHA requires employers to provide working conditions that are free of known dangers and to take measures in their workplaces to prevent employees from being injured, including providing training on how to avoid hazards in the workplace. The Slips Trips and Falls Poster can be used to supplement training and posted as a daily reminder to employees of safety measures they can take to prevent injuries from slips, trips, and falls.