Slip, Trip and Fall Prevention - Tips from Philadelphia Insurance Companies
Slips, trips, and falls account for 8.9 million emergency room visits each year and nearly one-third of all non-fatal injuries in the U.S., according to the National Safety Council. Moisture, snow, and ice on walking surfaces are top contributors to these issues. We can't control the weather, but we can control our response to inclement conditions. Watch the video below for four simple steps your organization can take to help reduce slips, trips, and falls.
Slips, trips, and falls can be prevented through proactive, practical steps. Review the resources below for more information and to assess your organization's risk.
- Slip, Trip, and Fall Prevention Guide - includes slip, trip, and fall causes and solutions, best practices, a checklist and a log for snow and ice removal, steps for responding to a slip, trip, and fall incident, and an incident report form.
- Slip, Trip, and Fall Self-Assessment Checklist - Our Philadelphia customers may complete and return this self-assessment for a complementary evaluation of their organization's slip, trip, and fall risk.
IMPORTANT NOTICE - The information and suggestions presented by Philadelphia Indemnity Insurance Company is for your consideration in your loss prevention efforts. They are not intended to be complete or definitive in identifying all hazards associated with your business, preventing workplace accidents, or complying with any safety related, or other, laws or regulations. You are encouraged to alter them to fit the specific hazards of your business and to have your legal counsel review all of your plans and company policies.
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