Slips, Trips, and Falls for General Industry

    Slips, Trips, and Falls for General Industry

    Course Overview

    According to OSHA, slips, trips, and falls are the leading cause of injury and accidents for General Industry. This intermediate Slips, Trips and Falls online safety course focuses on prevention of injury for General Industry by teaching you the common exposures that lead to workplace accidents. This course offers steps for planning, communicating and educating for success in creating a safe work environment, which is the key to preventing accidents and injuries.

    Note: Includes New OSHA 2017 Subpart D Walking and Working Surfaces Final Rule Implementation

    Earn 0.1 CEU with this course

    Intended Audience

    This online safety course is designed for General Industry employees, including supervisors and managers who are responsible for the safety of their workplace or job site according to OSHA regulations. This course is applicable to workers in the following industries:

    • Manufacturing
    • Warehousing & Distribution
    • Property Management


    Learning Objectives

    In this Slips, Trips and Falls course you will learn of the dangers associated with slips, trips, and falls and how to avoid these dangers. When you finish this course you will be able to::

    • List the effects a slip, trip, or fall may have on an individual or an organization
    • Recognize the factors that cause slips, trips, and falls in a general industry setting
    • Identify basic techniques for preventing a slip, trip, or fall
    • Identify ways a supervisor or manager can protect against slips, trips, and falls


    Course Topics

    • Introduction to Slips, Trips and Falls
    • Causes and Factors
    • Prevention Basics
    • Ladder Safety
    • Fall Protection Equipment
    • Tips for Supervisors and Managers
    • Important Training Requirements 

    Industry Terms

    • Slip, Trip and Fall Safety
    • OSHA
    • Fall Protection Systems


    Based On

    This course is based on OSHA Standard Part 1910, Subpart D - Walking-Working Surfaces including the new final rule which went into effect January 17 2017.  This course also discusses industry best practices.


    Features and Benefits

    This Slips, Trips and Falls online safety course for General Industry provides education, communication and planning strategies needed to prevent workplace accidents.

    • Create a workplace environment that anticipates and prevents Slip/Trip/Fall hazards
    • Apply lessons learned in case studies to prevent slips, trips and falls
    • Identify unsafe conditions to help improve your hazard identification process
    2185 N. California Blvd, Suite 425, Walnut Creek, CA 94596
    Call: 800.971.1080