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Workplace Fall Stats

Workplace Fall Stats

£512m

Cost to employers every year due to slips, trips and falls.

This comes from lost production as well as compensation, equipment damage and temporary labour.

 

Workplace falls should be taken very seriously

Slips may seem innocuous or even humorous at times, but they carry a genuine risk of injury.

 

It is important to keep on top of the dangers, in order to protect both employees and customers from harm.

 

Slips, trips and falls – 29%

Non-fatal workplace injuries caused by slips, trips or falls on the same level.

 

Fatal injuries – 25%

Fatal workplace injuries caused by falls from height.

 

Broken bones – 95%

Major slips result in bones being broken.

 

Ensure liquid spillages are dealt with in a timely manner, with proper use of signage.

Regularly check walkways for trip hazards and remove them before an accident occurs.

Implement anti-slip equipment, such as rubber safety matting, to reduce the risk.

 

Visit our website to learn more about our rubber safety mats: https://www.coruba.co.uk/rubber-mats.html



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