Slips, trips and falls

Slips, trips and falls are frequent injuries at all Alberta work sites. These resources include focused information for employers, supervisors and workers.

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Slips, Trips and Falls

PH015
Discusses slips, trips and falls, why they happen and how to prevent them.

PUBLISHED: February, 2017

Slips, trips and falls – Boots and traction aids

PIS017
This bulletin provides information to employers and workers on different types and uses of traction aids.

PUBLISHED: May 2022

Slips, trips and falls - Falls

PIV018
Whether a construction site, dairy farm or in an office space, fall hazards can be present at nearly all work sites. Learn about the common situations that lead to falls and how workers and employers can take action to prevent them.

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PUBLISHED: May 2022

Slips, trips and falls - Footwear

PIV015
Choosing the right footwear for the job is important. Having one with a design that will minimize slips, trips and falls helps prevent injuries. Learn how to put your best foot forward by learning about common footwear-related hazards in the workplace.

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PUBLISHED: May 2022

Slips, trips and falls - Housekeeping

PIV016
Good housekeeping is a way to prevent slips, trips and falls at your workplace. Learn about common workplace slipping hazards and how to mitigate them.

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PUBLISHED: May 2022

Slips, trips and falls - Slips and trips

PIV017
Slips occur when there is not enough friction or grip between the walking surface and a person’s footwear. Trips occur when there’s an obstacle in the path or change in elevation that a person fails to see. Both can cause injuries. Learn about the frequent causes of slips and trips, and the health and safety solutions.

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PUBLISHED: May 2022

Spring slips, trips, and falls

PIS019
This bulletin provides information to employers and workers on hazards related to spring weather in Alberta.

PUBLISHED: May 2022

Working from heights - eLearning

EL010
***This resource is current to November 2010. For information on the latest OHS requirements, visit OHS website.***

Discusses the laws that apply to fall protection in Alberta, identification and controlling of fall hazards, and components of fall protection systems.