Slips, Trips and Falls

​​​​​​​​​​​​Slip, trips, and fall accidents happen for many reasons.

Factors that can contribute to slip accidents are footwear, flooring, contamination such as fluid spillage and litter, and people rushing or carrying heavy and/or awkward loads. Trips are mainly caused by obstructions in walkways and uneven surfaces.

Slip, trips and fal​ls account for the greatest number of injuries in the Department.

OHS Management System documentation


Workplace Inspection Procedure

General Workplace Inspection Checklist

External Grounds and Sporting Field Inspection Checklist

Art Room Inspection Checklist

Playground Equipment and Structures Inspection Checklist

Design and Technology Inspection Checklist

Science Room and Laboratory Inspection Checklist

Swimming Pool Inspection Checklist

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