Items Tagged with 'Slips, trips and falls'



Help prevent slips, trips and falls

In 2011, nearly 135,000 nonfatal fall-on-same-level incidents occurred in private industry, in addition to 111 all-industry fatalities, according to the 2014 edition of the National Safety Council’s “Injury Facts.”
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Regulatory agenda: Silica, I2P2 rules expected soon

Washington – OSHA expects to issue highly anticipated proposed rules for its Silica and Injury and Illness Prevention Program standards within the next few months, according to the Spring Regulatory Agenda, published July 3.
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Watch where you walk

While walking to and from vehicles in a parking lot, workers should help prevent slips and falls by looking for broken pavement and grating, as well as leaks and spills from engine oil or antifreeze.
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Watch your step

One of the most common accidents in office settings is falls. Employees are 2.5 times more likely to suffer a disabling fall in an office setting than anywhere else
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