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Slips and Trips in the Workplace

16th January 2018

Each year, thousands of employees are seriously injured at work by accidents involving a slip or trip at work, and in some cases this has sadly resulted in fatalities.  Accidents involving slips and trips result in broken bones and time off work, costing the economy millions and millions of pounds each year.

Most slips and trips are preventable and many happen as a result of poor housekeeping; when spills aren’t cleared up or clutter is not tidied away.  Simple mistakes can shatter lives.  Do not take things for granted and think someone else will tidy up.  Clear spills up and clear away any discarded materials.  Help to prevent injuries from slips and trips in the workplace.

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