Preventing slips and trips at work

A brief guide

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Slips and trips are the most common cause of injury at work. This leaflet describes measures that employers may need to implement to help prevent slips and trips. It will also be useful to employees and their safety representatives. The solutions it provides are often simple and low-cost.

This revised version has been updated to make the advice clearer and to include references to more online advice.

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Updated: 2023-04-24