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Preventing falls in the workplace

Preventing falls in the workplace

Falls are easily one of the most common issues seen in the workplace and is one of the largest areas of exposure to loss. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) contributes these circumstances with the most frequent falls: Slippery, cluttered, or unstable walking/working surfaces Unprotected edges Floor holes and wall openings Unsafely positioned ladders Misused fall protection The NIOSH maintains that it takes a concerted effort of industry leaders, professional associations, employers and employees to enhance the…

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