Slips, Trips and Falls
This Slips, Trips and Falls training course is designed to help employers comply with the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 by providing the information needed to be able to control the risks from slip, trip and fall hazards in the workplace.
According to the Health and Safety Executive, slips and trips account for over a third of reported major injuries every year, yet these injuries can often be easily prevented. This course explains the steps needed to undertake a risk assessment and demonstrates the control measures employers can use to ensure the health and safety of their employees in relation to workplace slips, trips and falls.
Ensures employer compliance with the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
Designed by Experts in Health and Safety
High Quality Training Experience
CPD Accredited Course
Fully Online Course, Instant Access
High Quality Certificate posted the next working day
Who Should take this course
Under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, all employers have a responsibility to ensure their employees’ health and safety whilst at work and must put appropriate and effective control measures in place. This course helps employers to comply with this law by providing the relevant information needed to be able to do this.
This course is suitable for all managers, supervisors and employees who have a responsibility for minimising the risks of slips, trips and falls in their workplace.
On successful completion of the course you will be sent a quality assured certificate through the post the next working day. This can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit.
Introduction – the legal framework, employer and employee duties, British and European Standards, types of hazard and causes of hazards.
- Assessing Risks – how to undertake a risk assessment, identifying slip, trip and fall hazards and deciding who may be harmed and how.
- Control Measures to Prevent Slips – 5 steps for accident prevention, control measures to stop and contain contamination, floor cleaning, footwear and the external environment.
- Control Measures to Prevent Trips – designing out hazards, maintenance, staff training and housekeeping.
- Control Measures to Prevent Falls – legislation, risk reduction, using ladders safely and minimising the risk of falls.
The online assessment is taken on completion of the training material. You will be asked 12 multiple choice questions with a pass mark of 75%. The answers are marked automatically so you will instantly know whether you have passed. If you don't pass don't worry! You can take the test as many times as you need with no extra charge
It takes approximately 2 hours to complete the course in full. This can be spread out over multiple sessions or completed in a single session. There is no time limit for completion.
£25 + VAT