Preventing slips, trips and falls: A health and safety solution

Sources of risk and solutions for slips, trips and falls in community services.
Last updated

May 2011

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PDF, 271.29 kB

Document length

2 pages

What it contains

This health and safety solution looks at common sources of risk for slips, trips and falls when working in community services, such as uneven floors, cluttered areas and poor lighting. It covers both indoor and outdoor areas.

It shows how you can reduce risk with solutions such as:

  • regular inspections and reporting processes
  • maintenance of floors
  • good housekeeping
  • use of appropriate footwear and mats

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