RoSPA: Slips Trips and Falls

Producer: Learning Nexus

Duration: 50 minutes.
This product is an online product and is a single-user, 6-month licence.
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CPD Certified - contributes 1 point towards your CPD.

The Health and Safety Executive states that over one third of all major injuries reported to them each year are the result of a slip or trip leading to a fall. Slips and trips are the most common causes of non-fatal major injuries in both the manufacturing and service industries, and account for over half of all reported injuries to members of the public on business premises.

These statistics provide powerful proof of the dangers presented by slips, trips and falls and this course will enable the learner to protect themselves, colleagues and visitors in their workplace.

This course is a crucial first step in making the workplace safer, and creating accident-related cost-savings for the learner’s organisation.

This course is for new starters and workers in any work environment.

This product allows the student to print a certificate from the course on sucessful completion.

Please Note: The demo link for this title is representative of the courseware but does not give access to the actual course.

The recommended settings to run this course are:

- Minimum Internet Explorer 6/Netscape Navigator 7
- Flash enabled – Minimum V6
- Popup windows enabled
- Minimum Windows 2000 Operating System
- Authorware may also need to be installed for some courses


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This course will teach the learner:

- Why slips, trips and falls are an issue for everyone

- What the law says

- How slips, trips and falls happen

- Preventing slips, trips and falls:
a - Good housekeeping
b - Floor quality
c - Footwear
d - Taking care of yourself

- Safety precautions

- Ear plugs and defenders


On completion of this course, the learner will be able to make their workplace safer by:

- Identifying slip and trip risks, and alerting his or her employer and colleagues where appropriate
- Initiating action to prevent slips, trips and falls

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