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Document ID (ISN)76844
CIS number 01-738
ISBN(s) 0-7176-1145-0
Year 2001
Convention or series no. HSG 155
Health and Safety Executive
Title Slips and trips: Guidance for employers on identifying hazards and controlling risks
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, Jan. 2001. iv, 28p. Illus. 15 ref. Price: GBP 7.50.
Abstract Contents of this guide: legal requirements for the prevention or control of slip and trip risks; cost of slip and trip accidents; general health and safety management; assessing and managing slip and trip risks; good housekeeping (lighting, flooring, obstructions, footwear). In appendices: floors (choice of flooring, measuring slipperiness, improving slip-resistance, cleaning and maintenance); choice of suitable footwear for different floor surfaces. Replaces CIS 96-1486.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; training material; falls on the level; flooring
Descriptors (secondary) antislip floors; slippery floors; training manuals; hazard evaluation; safety guides; non-slip soles; legislation; slipperiness testing; cost of accidents; housekeeping
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