Slips, Trips & Falls Inspection Checklist #2

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BENEFITS

Slips, trips and falls are very common safety incidents in workplaces across industry sectors. Although the focus is often on falls from heights, which can have very serious and sometimes fatal consequences, 66% of all falls happen on the same level and as a result of slips and trips. And such falls can result in anything from minor bruising to broken bones.

HOW TO USE THE TOOL

Adapt this checklist for your operations and use it to determine if there are slips, trips and falls hazards in your workplace. If the person conducting the inspection answers “yes” to any of the items, that person should indicate the corrective action taken—or which should be taken—to address it.

OTHER RESOURCES:

Health & Safety Ontario

Spot the Safety Violation: How Many Trip Hazards Can You See?

Housekeeping Requirements under the OHS Laws

How to Comply with Workplace Lighting Requirements