14 Mar Tackling slippery surfaces
Slips, trips and falls are a major cause of injuries in Australian workplaces, accounting for 23% of serious claims, according to Safe Work Australia. Slippery ground surfaces, caused by wet or greasy floors, are a common cause of slips.
Trips occur when someone catches their foot on an object or surface, while falls can result from either a slip or a trip, as well as from working at low heights. Taking steps to address slippery surfaces can help prevent these types of injuries in the workplace.
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