Preventing Slips, Trips & Falls
- Category: Slips, Trips and Falls
- Source: Wyoming Department of Workforce Services
Did you know that slips, trips, and falls are second only to automobile accidents in causing personal injury? On stairways alone, falls result in almost two million disabling injuries yearly. There are thousands more minor injuries caused by slips, trips, and falls each year. Most alarming of all is the fact that industrial falls cause over 1,000 deaths each year.