Slips, trips and falls

Slipping on floors or tripping on uneven surfaces are common hazards found in most workplaces. In this section falls refers to falling from low heights such as steps and curbs rather than heights above two metres which are covered by very specific laws.

About 20% of all injuries to young workers are from slips, trips and falls.

Check out the resources in the Resource centre to find out more about slips, trips and falls.