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Slips and trips in the printing industry

What you need to know

Slips and trips are the second highest accident type in printing. Most accidents occur in production areas followed by outdoor areas, car parks and stairways.
Common causes of accidents include

What you need to do

Reduce tripping hazards such as pallets, uneven ground and strapping;

You can reduce slipping hazards such as water and wetness, oil and ice by

Find out more

The HSE free leaflet Preventing Slips and Trips at Work provides further information which employers should consider when making an assessment of slipping and tripping risks

You can find more detailed guidance about preventing slips and trips on our slips and trips website.

Updated: 2012-11-21