SLIPS AND TRIPS: WORKPLACE SAFETY COURSE OVERVIEW
Falls are one of the most common causes of workplace injuries and deaths. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that in 2012, falls, slips, and trips accounted for 285,380 nonfatal injuries and 570 fatal work injuries.
This online course is designed to help learners recognize and avoid slip and trip hazards. It will also teach them to take the proper measures to ensure their safety and the safety of others in the workplace.
After completing this course, learners will be able to:
- Recognize the difference between slips and trips and what causes each of them to occur
- Discuss the potential injuries sustained and costs associated with slips and trips
- Describe ways to prevent slips and trips in the workplace
SLIPS AND TRIPS: WORKPLACE SAFETY COURSE TOPICS:
- Slip & Trip Basics
- What is a Slip?
- What is a Trip?
- Causes of Slips & Trips in the Workplace
- Potential Injuries
- Cost of Slips, Trips, & Falls
- Preventing Slips & Trips
- Reducing Incidents
- Workplace Design
- Employee Best Practices
- Proper Footwear & Safe Walking Practices
- Housekeeping & Maintenance
- Correct & Report Hazards
SLIPS AND TRIPS: WORKPLACE SAFETY COURSE DURATION: Approximately 30 minutes
SLIPS AND TRIPS: WORKPLACE SAFETY TESTING: Testing conducted in this online Slips and Trips: Workplace Safety course is designed to reinforce the information presented. A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to receive a certificate of completion. Users are able to repeat the course twice if the pass mark is not achieved.
SLIPS AND TRIPS: WORKPLACE SAFETY CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION: Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be available to download and print.
This course was created using standards that will allow playback on most internet capable devices with standard web browsing capabilities including Apple’s iTouch, iPad, and iPhone, as well as most other smart phones and tablets including those with Android and Windows operating systems.
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