Slip and fall prevention
Slips, trips, and falls cause an average of 15 percent of all accidental deaths, second only to motor vehicles. Browse these resources to learn what you can do to prevent them.
Preventing slips and falls in winter weather
Walk like a penguin to prevent injuries in the ice and snow.
Handout │ A brief overview of best practices for preventing slips, trips, and falls. [Spanish]
Booklet | This comprehensive safety guide includes information on how to identify and correct workplace hazards, with case studies, Q&A, and an assessment checklist.
Posters | Available in English and Spanish
- Adjust your stride [Spanish]
- Cords [Spanish]
- Parking lots and grounds [Spanish]
- Stairs [Spanish]
- Turn sideways [Spanish]
- Stairs in unusual conditions [Spanish]
- Wet floors [Spanish]
- Work area [Spanish]
- Worn-out footwear [Spanish]
For more information on fall protection and working from height, visit the Construction/Maintenance topic page.
For information on falls from ladders, visit our Ladder Safety topic page.