Slips, Trips & Falls Prevention Training


This training course has been designed to help all levels of staff understand why slips, trips, and falls occur and what employees can do to ensure that they are reducing the chance of an incident of the sort occuring. 

With roughly 29% of all accidents in the workplace being down to a slip, trip, or fall incident, it is essential that all employees have a thorough understanding of their duties to prevent these incidents, and what to do if an incident involving a slip, trip, or fall occurs.

Learning Outcomes

In this course you will learn:

  • To identify the risks and hazards associated with slips, trips and falls through slip and trip mapping.
  • Techniques for preventing injury through slips, trips and falls, and how to respond if an accident occurs.
  • The details of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, and your responsibilities towards compliance.


    Course Contents

    This course consists of three sections:

    Section 1: responsibilities

    The first section of this course focuses on the potential hazards that may cause slips, trips and falls in the workplace. It outlines the responsibilities of employers and employees, and explains how to use the accident book and the importance of recording instances of harm or injury.

    Section 2: slips & trips

    Section 2 discusses the nature of slips and trips and why they are likely to occur. It draws attention to the hazards that lead to slips and trips and how they can be dealt with for the safety of the workforce and the general public.

    Section 3: falls

    Section 3 looks at falls from a height, which are the leading cause of workplace fatalities. It examines the safety requirements for working at height, including how to use ladders.

    About the Course


    The Slips, Trips and Falls training course aims to educate staff on why slips, trips and falls happen and explain what you can do to reduce these risks as part of your responsibility towards workplace safety.

    Split into three sections, this programme covers the workplace hazards that can lead to slips, trips and falls, and how to work safely at height and with equipment such as ladders.

    Available in 31 languages, the course takes around 30 minutes to complete.


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