Preventing Slips, Trips, and Falls in the Workplace

Caution Wet Floor sign in a warehouse aisle.

Slips, trips, and falls are leading causes of workplace accidents and can result in back injuries, strains, sprains, contusions, and fractures. Furthermore, falling from even a short distance can have fatal consequences. The good news is that many of these accidents can be avoided. Here are ten tips to help you prevent slips, trips, and falls at your business:

For even more tips on preventing workplace slips, trips, and falls, view our prevention guidebook and loss control bulletin (PDF). Additional employee safety resources can be found by visiting the Loss Control page on our Western National Insurance Group website.