Skating / slipping accidents are dangerous and can result in injuries and even death. Slips can happen anywhere, from a fall at home, in the yard, at work and in a public place. You must have all coverage against falling. Like a life insurance or pendulum slip tester in the workplace that checks slip risk assessment. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, slips, trips and falls make up the majority of general industry accidents- about 65% of all work days lost.
From what can a slipping accident happen?
A fall can happen from a lack of momentary attention, stumble down a stairway, thoughts, distractions That someone disturbed you and you did not see the floor, And even safety failures like improper floors, wet floor, depression in the ground, broken floor, Dry Ice, Polished or freshly waxed floors, Objects on the floor and more.
How to protect your workplace from slipping
Employers in Kentucky have a legal duty to ensure their workplaces are free of hazards that could cause their employees to be injured or killed. Employers can lose a lot of money in case of slipping accidents like for example: lost productivity, increased workers’ compensation, higher insurance, Loss in court. 1.Safety equipment must be provided to workers whose work carries risks of falling 2. Maximum lighting must be ensured in the entire work area . Check the tiles and Install slip-resistant flooring 4. Make sure there is a sign of a wet floor 5. Make sure that there is no moisture from various machines and devices 6. Keep the work area clear of obstructions. 7. Employees are expected to wear footwear appropriate to their workplace
What to do in case of Slipping at work or in a public building?
First of all, every business should make a slip risk assessment. This is important and can protect you from falls and lawsuits afterwards. In case of slipping in the workplace it is highly advisable to carry out a slip accident investigation In order to get providing overwhelming evidence that a floor is safe or slippery. The test is performed using Pendulum slip testing.This is HSE's preferred method.
Our slip accident investigation
We can offer a definitive measure of slip resistance providing overwhelming evidence that a floor is safe or slippery. Which can greatly help you in court. The investigation is conducted alongside forensic engineers, solicitors or lawyers to produce expert slip test reports suitable for the rigors of court scrutiny. We are very accurate, reliable, with a lot of experience and independent. Floor slip service by Grip