Preventing Slips, Trips and Falls (UK)

Preventing Slips, Trips and Falls

Slips, Trips and Falls training shouldn’t be just for staff to complete whilst they’re on their induction training, it should be a constant reminder to every one of the dangers in the workplace! A continuous reminder for individuals to risk assess a situation to keep themselves safe and meet legal requirements.

According to HSE accidents, 10,000 accidents happen each year with slips and trips accounting for more than a third (36%) of employee injuries.

The aim of this course is to give you an overview of the main policies and procedures that can be put in place to keep you, your colleagues, and visitors to your workplace safe. This course meets the training requirements of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 plus HSE safety training requirements.

This course is suitable for:

  • All employees should undertake this whatever their role
  • Anyone who wants a good understanding of slips, trips, and falls
  • Safety officers
  • Warehousing
  • Residential homes
  • Factories
  • Construction industries
  • Delivery and courier drivers

Course content includes:

  • Intro to slips, trips, and falls
  • Common causes of slips, trips, and falls
  • Hierarchy of control risks
  • Regulation and law
  • Direct and indirect accidents
  • Signage
  • Risk assessment of hazards
  • Control measures to minimize accidents
  • Prevention and reducing risk
  • Reporting an accident
  • Responsibility of employers, employees, and visitors to company premises

On completion delegates will understand:

  • How to be aware of the dangers of slips, trips, and falls
  • The legal and regulatory framework that underpins slips, trips, and falls risk management and control
  • Actions required to prevent, slips, trips, and falls
  • The Health and safety legislation, British and European standards and benefits of health and safety
  • What is a risk assessment and who should carry it out
  • What hazards look like and control measures to minimise them
  • How to record an accident
  • What a RIDDOR is and its purpose
  • Review the risk assessment
  • Common causes of slips, trips, and falls
  • Different practices, procedures and methods to control accidents in the workplace

What's included in the course:

All courses include:

  • Collaborative learning tools to supercharge your understanding
  • Industry experts have been involved in developing the learning programmes to support you throughout the course and give you the best possible experience
  • Where there is a multiple-choice assessment to complete the course and a minimum pass requirement free resits will be available
  • We provide a certificate on successful completion to help grow your CV or aid with organisational compliance

Face-to-face and Virtual classroom:

  • Peer learning, allowing the group to explore a subject as they work together with fellow team members
  • Our workshops are highly interactive, and we select a range of activities for each session to build understanding e.g. role-play, observation, and reflection
  • Realtime feedback allowing you to transform your performance, your approach, and grow in confidence
  • Handouts and slides to allow you to reflect on your experience

2 Delivery options:

Virtual Classroom

3 hour session

Face to Face Classroom

On client premises half day

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