Slips, Trips and Falls for Healthcare
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Every year slips, trips, and falls cost US businesses 11 billion dollars in workers’ compensation claims, loss of productivity, and regulatory fines. In the healthcare industry, the incidence rate of lost workday injuries from slips, trips, and falls, (STFs) is 90% higher than all other private industries combined.
This new course is based on OSHA’s Surfaces Standard and covers the following topics:
- How to properly train employees to recognize STF hazards and how to prevent them in the workplace.
- What Causes Slips, Trips, and Falls?
- How to Prevent Slips, Trips and Falls?
- Clutter and Obstruction
- Mats and Rugs
- Housekeeping procedures
- Wet Surfaces
- Walking surfaces
- Steps and handrails
- General protocols