To the Point About: Preventing Slips and Falls

Our workplace is full of hazards, hazards than can hurt us or kill us. Controlling these hazards and preventing injuries is the point of our safety and health program. One such hazard is the risk of falling due to a slip or trip. Workplace falls are a leading cause of injury, and even a small fall can have very serious consequences. Identifying and correcting fall hazards combined with paying close attention to our paths of travel can prevent these injuries and save lives. That is the point of our facility's effort to prevent slips, trips, and falls and that is the point of this program. Topics include why we fall in the first place, the effects of gravity, friction, and momentum, wearing proper footwear, preventing slips, and preventing trips.

To the Point About: Personal Fall Arrest Systems

Our workplace is full of hazards, hazards that can hurt us or kill us. Controlling these hazards and preventing injuries is the point of our safety and health program. One such hazard is presented by elevated working surfaces where there is the potential for a fall. Should a fall occur, the proper use of a personal fall arrest system can prevent injuries and save lives. That is the point of our facility's fall protection program and that is the point of this program. So pay close attention as we get to the point about personal fall arrest systems. Topics include the full body harness, connecting devices, anchor points, calculating total fall distance, safe use of self-retracting lifelines, and planning for survival and rescue after a fall event.

Workplace Safety for Office Professionals (Part 5 of 6): Fall Prevention Essentials

Except for motor vehicle accidents, falls at work are the most common form of workplace injury. This video will help you recognize various falling hazards and take some simple steps to prevent injury. We'll also cover some very ineffective ways to prevent slips, trips & falls, and there might be several people going up and down stairs with varying degrees of success. Did we film some realistic falling sequences to scare you into obedience? You'll have to watch to find out!