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Category: Slips and trips

Preventing slips and trips in the workplace

UK Slip Resistance Group: Slips, Trips and Falls 2016: The Way Forward – London, 4-5 Oct 2016

Friday, September 16, 2016

This 2 day international conference will share the latest research and ideas to help develop solutions to reduce the incidence and impact of this ongoing problem.

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Stair Assessment – Buxton, 14 September 2016

Thursday, August 11, 2016

This course will help you understand the design features of stairs which can give rise to a risk of falling, and identify simple remedial improvements to reduce the likelihood of a fall.

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Slips and Trips – Falls Prevention – Buxton, 13 September 2016

Thursday, August 11, 2016

This course will help you understand the causes of slips, trips and falls, and highlight successful interventions that offer a great starting point for organisations looking to reduce falls.

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Slips and trips: Falls prevention – Buxton, 18 May 2016

Monday, April 18, 2016

This course will help you understand the causes of slips, trips and falls, and highlight successful interventions that offer a great starting point for organisations looking to reduce falls.

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Stair assessment – Buxton, 19 May 2016

Monday, April 18, 2016

This course will help you understand the design features of stairs which can give rise to a risk of falling, and identify simple remedial improvements to reduce the likelihood of a fall.

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Stair assessment – Buxton, 9 March 2016

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Course will help you understand the design features of stairs which can give rise to a risk of falling, and identify simple remedial improvements to reduce the likelihood of a fall.

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Slips and trips – falls prevention – Buxton, 8 March 2016

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

The course is delivered by experts in accident investigation and has a practical focus on understanding the causes of slips, trips and falls.

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Stair assessment – Buxton, 20 January 2016

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

This course will help you understand the design features of stairs which can give rise to a risk of falling, and identify simple remedial improvements to reduce the likelihood of a fall. By the end of the course you will have the knowledge and skills to assess stairs in your own premises.

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Slips and trips, falls prevention – HSL Buxton, 19 January 2016

Monday, December 7, 2015

This course will help you understand the causes of slips, trips and falls, and highlight successful interventions that offer a great starting point for organisations looking to reduce falls.

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Soup company sentenced over worker’s life-changing injuries

Thursday, October 1, 2015

One of the UK’s most well-known food manufacturers was today sentenced after a worker suffered severe injuries while working on one of its production lines. 

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Laundry firm prosecuted after worker suffers third degree burns

Friday, September 11, 2015

A Stockport laundry firm has been fined after an employee fell through a mezzanine floor onto an industrial iron, sustaining third-degree burns.

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Stair Assessment – HSL Buxton, 10 September 2015

Friday, August 14, 2015

This course will help you understand the design features of stairs which can give rise to a risk of falling, and identify simple remedial improvements to reduce the likelihood of a fall.

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Slips and Trips: Falls Prevention – HSL Buxton, 9 September 2015

Friday, August 14, 2015

This course will help you understand the causes of slips, trips and falls, and highlight successful interventions that offer a great starting point for organisations looking to reduce falls.

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Building contractor sentenced over unsafe working practices

Friday, July 31, 2015

An international construction firm has been sentenced after admitting multiple safety issues at a Manchester site where it was carrying out a shop refurbishment. 

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Free-to-download Safety Wizard app

Friday, February 20, 2015

A developer has launched a free-to-download health and safety app to help small to medium-sized businesses (SMEs) manage common workplace risks. The ‘SME Safety Wizard app’ is structured around HSE’s Toolbox guidance.

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Rochdale company in court over worker’s severe chemical burns

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

A Rochdale fabric firm has been fined £10,000 after an employee fell into a vat of bleach and suffered severe chemical burns over most of his body.

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Drinks firm Diageo sentenced after two workers injured

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Drinks company Diageo Scotland Ltd has been fined for safety failings after two workers were injured in falls at separate plants in Moray.

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Derbyshire school fined after grandmother falls from stairs

Thursday, October 2, 2014

A Derbyshire school has been prosecuted for safety failings after a pupil’s grandmother fell off the side of an unguarded staircase.

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Construction firm and roofing director prosecuted following worker fall

Monday, July 21, 2014

A London construction company and the director of a Hertfordshire roofing firm have been fined for safety failings after a worker was seriously injured when he plunged almost six metres through a void for a roof light.

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Worker’s floor slip led to loss of fingertips

Monday, June 16, 2014

A Leeds-based company has been sentenced after a worker suffered serious injuries to his hand when it came into contact with the drive chain of a conveyor at a Newcastle factory.

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