Slip, Trip and Fall Prevention

Why is Slip, Trip and Fall Prevention Important?
In Canada, over 42,000 workers per year are injured due to fall accidents!

Service Hospitality is committed to helping you make your organization an injury-free workplace. As part of our ongoing commitment, we have developed this self-guided information package to help you minimize, and eventually eliminate the injuries caused by slips, trips, and falls.

Slip Trip and Fall Prevention Introduction and Contents

Interesting Service & Hospitality Industry Statistics:
-Slip, trip & fall injuries account for 20% of ALL injuries in the service & hospitality industries, and 30% of all costs and compensation days. (2015-2017)
-The average age of the people being injured by falls is 41.6 years old. This is older than the average age of all injuries in the industry, which is 36.
-The average cost per claim is more than 50% higher for slip, trip, and fall claims than for the average injury claim in the service & hospitality industries.

1. Slips. Trips and Falls Prevention Poster


2. Slip, Trip and Fall Prevention Pocket Card
Contains a pocket card with the 3 worker’s rights!

-The right to KNOW about hazards you may be exposed to
-The right to PARTICIPATE in health and safety activities
-The right to REFUSE unusually dangerous work

3. Slip, Trip & Fall Prevention – Rod Stickman Video Discussion

As you watch the video in the link above, think of ways you can work with your employees to create a workplace environment that eliminates the risks of slips, trips and falls. You may wish to encourage them to discuss incidents or near misses, what could have been done to prevent them, and what’s being done now to prevent re-occurrences. 

4a. Multiple Choice Quiz (PowerPoint)
4b. Multiple Choice Quiz Questions (PDF)
4c. Quiz Answers and Discussion Guide


In this activity, you will be provided with 10 multiple choice questions to test your knowledge about slips, trips and falls, and how to avoid them!


5. Fact Sheet

6. Training Record (Fillable)

6. Training Record (Fillable) PDF


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