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Document ID (ISN)102139
CIS number 03-1112
ISBN(s) 0-7176-1183-3
Year 2001
Convention or series no. HSE Booklet INDG225
Health and Safety Executive
Title Preventing slips, trips and falls at work
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 6FS, United Kingdom, Oct. 2001. 8p. Illus. 2 ref.
Internet access [in English]
Abstract Slips and trips are the most common cause of injuries at work. This booklet gives advice to reduce slip and trip hazards through good safety and health arrangements. Topics covered: legal requirements; description of a good management system (planning, organization, control, monitoring and review); assessment of slip and trip risks; good working practices (cleaning and maintenance, lighting, maintaining floor surface in a good state, avoiding or signalling obstructions, appropriate footwear); actions to eliminate specific hazards. A minor update of the 1996 edition (see CIS 96-1278).
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; training material; falls on the level; housekeeping
Descriptors (secondary) lighting; flooring; antislip floors; hazard evaluation; safety guides; safe working methods; legislation; replaced; non-slip soles
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Materials handling and storage
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) OSH training