Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Slip-Fall articles below.
The NFSI estimates that 55% of all slip, trip, and fall accidents are the result of an unsafe walking surface.
How well did you score on the Slip Fall Prevention Survey?
The Healthy Facilities Institute (HFI) has launched a Slip and Fall Prevention Survey. To see how well you did on the quiz, check FacilityBlog tomorrow for results.
Cintas points out leading ways to keep employees safe while they're on the job.
OSHA will hold an informal public hearing starting January 18, 2011, on the proposed rule revising the Walking-Working Surfaces and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) standards to improve worker protection from slip, trip, and fall hazards.
The proposed rulemaking would require improved worker protection from tripping, slipping, and falling hazards on walking and working surfaces.
Something as seemingly innocent as a snowy walkway that has not been cleared can result in serious injury or fatality. It is a little known fact in this country that slip and fall accidents—which cause 15% of all accidental deaths—are second only to motor vehicle accidents as a leading cause of accidental deaths.