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Slips, Trips and Falls Safety Banners for American industry.
               
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slips, trips and falls safety bannersSlips, Trips and Falls are a serious problem in American industry! Safety Banners can help!!

Safety Banners for Slips, trips and falls help awareness of potential hazards:

Employee exposure to wet floors or spills and clutter that can lead to slips/trips/falls and other possible injuries.

Possible Solutions

Keep floors clean and dry In addition to being a slip hazard, continually wet surfaces promote the growth of mold, fungi, and bacteria, that can cause infections.

Provide warning signs for wet floor areas.

Slips Trips and Falls safety banners item number 1093Where wet processes are used, maintain drainage and provide false floors, platforms, mats, or other dry standing places where practicable, or provide appropriate waterproof footgear.

Walking/Working Surfaces Standard requires: Keep all places of employment clean and orderly and in a sanitary condition.

Keep aisles and passageways clear and in good repair, with no obstruction across or in aisles that could create a hazard. Provide floor plugs for equipment, so power cords need not run across pathways.

Keep exits free from obstruction. Access to exits must remain clear of obstructions at all times.

winter slips and falls hazard #1089 safety bannerIt’s probably happened to most of us. That momentary lapse of inattention thinking about a personal problem or distracted by an activity that ends in a slip, trip or fall. A stumble down a stairway. A trip over an uneven surface. Slipping on the ice. It can lead to a variety of regrettable events ranging from a simple bruised shin to an extremely serious injury. It’s just one of a variety of conditions and situations that set the stage for slips, trips and falls in the workplace.

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, slips, trips and falls make up the majority of general industry accidents, which account for:

15 percent of all accidental deaths per year, the second-leading cause behind motor vehicles

slips, trips and falls industrial safety banner 1399About 25 percent of all reported injury claims per fiscal year

More than 95 million lost work days per year – about 65 percent of all work days lost

In general, slips and trips occur due to a loss of traction between the shoe and the walking surface or an inadvertent contact with a fixed or moveable object which may lead to a fall. There are a variety of situations that may cause slips, trips and falls.

Wet or greasy floors

Dry floors with wood dust or powder

Uneven walking surfaces

Prevent Slips trips and Falls from Bringing You Down item 1380Polished or freshly waxed floors

Loose flooring, carpeting or mats

Transition from one floor type to another

Missing or uneven floor tiles and bricks

Damaged or irregular steps; no handrails

Sloped walking surfaces

Shoes with wet, muddy, greasy or oily soles

Clutter

Electrical cords or cables

Open desk or file cabinet drawers

Damaged ladder steps

Ramps and gang planks without skid-resistant surfaces

Metal surfaces – dock plates, construction plates

Weather hazards – rain, sleet, ice, snow, hail, frost

Wet leaves or pine needles

 

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