​​Slips, Trips and Falls

​This course will introduce you to some of the statistics relating to slips, trips and falls and dispel some of the myths surrounding them. It also touches on the law as it relates to slips, trips and falls.

It contains real examples of where things have gone wrong and some practical steps that could have been taken to prevent these incidents.

The course also covers some of the straightforward changes that can be made in most businesses to significantly reduce the risk of a slip, trip or fall incident occurring.

Duration: 1 hour

Format: Video

Price:  £30 + VAT


Who Should Take This Course?

​​This Slips, Trips and Falls course is designed for workers at all levels and in all types of businesses. Slips, trips and falls can happen in any industry, including catering premises, warehouses and residential homes, and training is important in order to manage the risks to health and safety.

Course Description

​Slips, trips and falls account for almost a third of non fatal injuries at work. It is a widely held belief that with just a few minor changes to working practices and attitudes this could be reduced significantly. 

This course will introduce you to some of the statistics relating to slips, trips and falls and dispel some of the myths surrounding them. It also touches on the law as it relates to slips, trips and falls.

It contains real examples of where things have gone wrong and some practical steps that could have been taken to prevent these incidents.

The course also covers some of the straightforward changes that can be made in most businesses to significantly reduce the risk of a slip, trip or fall incident occurring. The final module takes this to the next level and looks at it from a management perspective.

Certification

​On successful completion of the course you will be able to download a quality assured certificate​. This can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit.

​This course is also approved by ​IIRSM, the ​International Institute of Risk & Safety Management, as providing quality and content-approved training.

​This certificate does not have an expiry date. However, based on industry best practice guidelines, the recommended renewal period for this training is 1 year. We will print this recommended renewal date on your certificate.

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Course Content

​Modules

​1. ​Serious Facts and the Law

​2. ​​Slip Hazards: Causes and Controls

​3. ​Trip Hazards: Causes and Controls

​4. ​​Management Issues

Aims of the Course

By the end of this course, learners will:

  • Have an awareness of slip, trip and fall hazards and how they may develop in the workplace.
  • Recognise what the law requires of employers and employees.
  • Understand what's involved in a risk assessment of the workplace and be able to identify slip, trip and fall hazards.
  • Know how to prevent slips, trips and falls by following appropriate safety measures.

Assessment

The online assessment is taken on completion of the training material. You will be asked a set of​ multiple choice questions with a pass mark of 75%. ​You will have up to six attempts for passing the assessment. 


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