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Course contents

This training course is broken down into 3 sections

  1. 1 Responsibilities
  2. 2 Slips & Trips
  3. 3 Falls
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SECTION 1

Both you and your employer have a legal obligation towards the health and safety of all workers, visitors, and members of the public who might be affected by the work being carried out – this includes preventing slips, trips, and falls. In this section, we will look at everyone's responsibilities, hazards and the accident book.

Slips and trips mapping
SECTION 2

Slips and Trips are the most common cause of injury to employees in the workplace, but they also cause over half of all injuries to members of the public in open workplaces – like shops and hospitals. The rest of this section is all about slip and trip hazards and the responsibility you have to deal with them.

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SECTION 3

Falls from height can be incredibly dangerous and are the leading cause of workplace fatalities. They’re also responsible for countless spinal injuries, broken bones, twisted ankles, sprains, and strains. In the rest of this section, we’re going to see what you need to do to stay safe whilst using them. 

About this course

This Slips, Trips and Falls training course is designed to give you all the information you need to effectively recognise and control the risks from slip, trip and fall hazards in your workplace.

This particular fall prevention programme is for everyone – employers, safety representatives and employees – because after all, anyone can have a workplace accident.

Taking around 30 minutes to complete, slips, trips and fall prevention training from iHASCO focuses attention on awareness, prevention and personal responsibility; as well as providing clear steps of how to identify and endeavour to minimise this kind of risk in a variety of work environments.

This course also looks at the steps involved in putting appropriate measures in place to help prevent this kind of accident occurring.

The HSE report that around 29% of workplace injuries are due to slips, trips and falls (on same level) and falls from height accounting for 8%. In 2018/19 there for 40 deaths caused by falls from height. 

This Slips, Trips and Falls Prevention Training Course is one of our most popular courses and can be used in conjunction with our Spill Kit Training.

The importance of Slips, Trips and Falls Prevention Training

It’s important that you comply with the law and understand the positive impact this training course can have on your organisation and employees.

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Slips, Trips & Falls Training certificate

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Each of our courses ends with a multiple choice test to measure your knowledge of the material.

This Slips, Trips and Falls Prevention Training course concludes with a 20 question multiple choice test with a printable certificate. In addition, brief in-course questionnaires guide the user through the sections of the training and are designed to reinforce learning and ensure maximum user engagement throughout.

As well as printable user certificates, training progress and results are all stored centrally in your LMS (Learning Management System) and can be accessed any time to reprint certificates, check and set pass marks and act as proof of a commitment to ongoing legal compliance.

What does my certificate include?

Your Slips, Trips and Falls Prevention Training Certificate includes your name, company name (if applicable), name of course taken, pass percentage, date of completion, expiry date and stamps of approval or accreditations by recognised authorities.

Please note if you are using our course content via SCORM in a third party LMS then we are unable to provide certificates and you will need to generate these in your host LMS yourself.

Slips, Trips & Falls Prevention Certificate

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1 error ..... check question 3. There were 2 identical answers A & C. I selected A which flagged up as wrong!!!

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Why is this training important?

Compliance

It's important that you comply with the law and know the ways in which it affects you and the way you work.

In line with the stipulations of the broader Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, that calls for adequate training and provisions for the health and safety of all employees, this kind of training ensures employers are fulfilling their duty to protect staff from avoidable accidents:

It shall be the duty of every employer to ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable -

i) the health, safety and welfare at work of all his employees

ii) the provision of such information, instruction, training and supervision as is necessary to ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, the health and safety at work of his employees;

iii) the provision and maintenance of a working environment for his employees that is, so far as is reasonably practicable, safe, without risks to health, and adequate as regards facilities and arrangements for their welfare at work.

Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, Section 2 (1)

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