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SLIPS, TRIPS AND FALLS

Slips, trips and falls prove to be expensive

Network Rail says it has paid out almost £1 million in compensation for slips, trips and falls at its stations across the UK in just five years. What can be done to limit similar risks in your own business? More...

SLIPS, TRIPS AND FALLS

Co-op’s fatal slip

The Co-op has been heavily fined following an accident in which a customer was killed in a slipping accident. What happened and what are the lessons for other businesses when managing wet floors? More...

POLICIES & RECORDS - SLIPS, TRIPS AND FALLS

Set out your policy on slips and trips

Slips and trips remain common workplace accidents and can affect every business. It’s good practice to have a policy on the topic, so why not make use of our new template? More...

WORKPLACE

The wrong cleaning fluid

A recent case study has highlighted the slip, trip and fall risks associated with using the wrong type of floor cleaning products. What happened and how can you prevent a similarly slippery problem? More...

SLIPS, TRIPS AND FALLS

Do you need to clear up spills immediately?

You’ve noticed that when there’s a spill in a supermarket, staff are called to the scene immediately as if it’s a real emergency. But trying to do the same in other types of workplace seems impossible. What are the options? More...

SLIPS, TRIPS AND FALLS

The dangers of unsuitable floor surfaces

Although wooden decking with non-slip grooves may appear to be an ideal floor surface, a recent case has highlighted that in certain environments, this is far from a good option. What can be learned from this case? More...

WORKPLACE

Don’t fall over the coat stand

Surely a coat stand doesn’t present a significant health and safety hazard? According to one of your colleagues it does: apparently, it could block an escape route or cause potential slips and trips. Is this really the case? More...

NEWS - SLIPS, TRIPS AND FALLS

Slippery issues in kitchens

The pub chain Marston’s has just been fined £10,000 following an accident at one of its premises. How did it happen and why have we flagged up this particular case? More...

NEWS - SLIPS & TRIPS

The Colonel’s recipe for disaster

KFC’s failure to manage slips and trips in one of their restaurants resulted in two of their staff suffering extremely nasty burns and the chain being prosecuted. What’s different about this case, and what can you learn from it? More...

NEWS - SLIPS AND TRIPS

Design out slips and trips hazards

With slips and trips being an enforcement “hot topic” you’re concerned about rumours affecting your shiny floors. Surely an inspector can’t expect you to replace your flooring, especially if it’s new? More...
Last updated: 04.06.2020

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