Slip Trip, and Fall Prevention

Course Introduction

Work-related slip, trip, and fall (STF) incidents can frequently result in serious, disabling injuries for healthcare workers. They can impact a healthcare employee’s ability to do his or her job, often resulting in the following:

  • lost workdays
  • reduced productivity
  • expensive worker compensation claims
  • diminished ability to care for patients


Key Topics

  • Contaminants on the Floor
  • Poor Drainage
  • Pipes and Drains
  • Ice and Snow Hazards
  • Improper Use of Floor Mats and Runners
  • Risk Assessment
  • Stairs, Handrails, Step Stools, and Ladders
  • Inadequate Lighting
  • Indoor and Outdoor Walking Surface Irregularities
  • Tripping Hazards
  • Slip, Trip, and Fall Prevention Program Components

Target Audience