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Slips, Trips and Falls (Same elevation)

Illustration of person falling to the ground -- Caption: Did you know that, nationally, 15% of all accidental deaths are caused by slips, trips and falls? Image courtesy of NIOSHSlips, trips, and falls are among the most common in work place accidents.

Employees, employers, and even worksite visitors are put at risk for serious injury when slip, trip, and fall hazards arenít noticed and fixed in parking lots, walkways, stairwells, and other work locations.

Fortunately, with proper training, housekeeping techniques, and encouraging a safety culture in the work place, you can spot, report, and correct these hazards before someone gets hurt.

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