It’s never been so easy to prevent trips and falls. Often slips and falls can lead to severe injuries and can cost companies huge sums in loss of work plus damages. Take a minute to think how difficult it is to find a replacement for an injured employee. There is the inconvenience that the employee has to deal with. and then there is the inconvenience that the company has to deal with.

To help prevent trips and falls, we recommend the following:

  • Clean up spills immediately. If a spill can’t be cleaned up right away, place “wet floor” warning signs for workers.
  • Keeps walkways and hallways free of debris, clutter, and obstacles.
  • Keep filing cabinets, and desk drawers shut when not in use.
  • Cover cables or cords in walkways.
  • Replace burnt-out light bulbs promptly.
  • Consider installing abrasive floor mats or replacing worn flooring
  • Encourage workers to wear comfortable, properly fitted shoes.

To learn more about how to prevent trips and falls, go here . You can also improve your safety in three easy steps. In fact, there are several ways to better your slip prevention. The point we are trying to make is that something should always be done. Slip and fall accidents are no joke, and the death rate caused by poor slip prevention proves that. Heres an interesting article on how to improve your floor safety in 3 steps.