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Prevent Slips, Trips and Falls Year-Round

Many slips, trips and falls are related to common workplace issues such as tangled cords, liquid on the floor, stairs and clutter.

Use these tools to make your employees aware of these risks and prevent accidents from happening.

A supervisor's role in back injury prevention

 

Injury prevention product and vendor list

Use this list to find a variety of products and vendors to expand your injury prevention efforts. The list includes footwear, ergonomic solutions, industrial hygiene services and other products and services.

Check out the pricing discounts for SFM policyholders.

Slips and falls "Employer guide"

 

Employer tips

Use the Employer's Guide to help you identify problem areas and for tips on things you can do to your workplace to prevent slips, trips and falls.

Customize SFM's slips, trips and falls audit form for your organization. Use it as a guide for surveying your workplace.

"Wintertime slips and falls" 5-minute solution

 

Training tools

Use any or all of SFM's slips, trips and falls 5-Minute Solutions as a mini-training talk you can give to employees in less than five minutes.

Slips, trips and falls - English
Slips, trips and falls - Spanish
Slips, trips and falls: Avoid at transitions
Slips, trips and falls: Office safety
Slips, trips and falls: Outdoor safety

 

 

 

Slips and falls posters


Slips and falls table tents


Slips and falls paycheck stuffers 

 

Awareness tools

Use posters, table tents, envelope stuffers and email attachments to generate awareness among employees. There are six in the series. Use one each week to keep the topics fresh.

Topic
Poster
Table Tent
Stuffer
For
Email
Broken egg:
Wipe up. Pick up. Avoid a slip up.
PDF
PDF
Cords:
Straighten it. Don't trip on it.
PDF
PDF
PDF
Stairway:
Get a grip. Don't trip. Use handrails.
PDF
PDF
Water fountain:
A puddle. A drip. Avoid a slip.
PDF
PDF
PDF
Clutter:
Tidy up. Don't trip up.
PDF
PDF
PDF
Hospital:
Stay on your feet. Don't get tied up.
PDF
PDF
PDF
SKIP:
Don't you dare stand on a chair.
     
SKIP:
Be a good example. Use a step stool.
     
"Slips and falls" CompTalk  

Additional resources

 

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