Slips and trips are the most common cause of injury at work.
On average, they cause 40% of all reported major injuries and can also lead to other types of serious accidents, for example falls from height.
Slips and trips are also the most reported injury to members of the public.
Walking to Work
Slips and Trips
Causes and Prevention
Slip and trip accidents happen for a number of reasons. The following model will help you understand the factors that can contribute to slip accidents and the action to take to prevent them . It is called the slip potential model. One or more of these factors may play a part in any slip accident.