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.

Oregon OSHA

Visit the Oregon OSHA website to learn more about ladder safety, fall protection, and other hazards. Start here:

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Preventing slips and falls in winter weather

Walk like a penguin to prevent injuries in the ice and snow.

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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.

Brochure | A quick visual guide to common hazards and how to prevent them. [Spanish]

Posters | Available in English and Spanish

Fall protection

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.

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