Floor and Walkway Safety and Auditing
Train your employee how to reduce slips, trips, and falls level work surfaces.Training Time: 40 Minutes
Slips, trips, and falls (or STFs) are a leading cause of work-related injuries, including sprains, strains, fractures, contusions, and abrasions. STFs also account for 15% of all accidental deaths; second only to motorized vehicles as a cause of workplace fatalities. STFs also account for ~15% of workplace fatalities, second only to those related to motorized vehicles. While STFs can occur on level surfaces and at elevated heights, this course focuses only on STFs which occur on level surfaces.
- Define "slips," "trips," and "falls" • Identify common causes and contributing factors for slips and trips
- Describe the difference between static coefficient of friction (SCOF) and dynamic coefficient of friction (DCOF) values
- Describe U.S. regulations for walking surfaces at worksites
- Describe the operations of common slip resistance test devices, including a pendulum tester, tribometer, variable-angle ramp, and variable incidence tribometer
- Describe the five "5S" housekeeping strategies
- Describe safety guidelines related to floor surface repairs, maintenance, and cleaning; footwear; building entrances; leaks and drips; spill response; worker training; and the use of signs, barricades, and lighting
Based on: 29 CFR 1910.22 (1996): Occupational Safety and Health Standards
40 Minutes (25 min. video + 15 min. test)
PLEASE NOTE: All DVDs include a link printed on the inside cover for customers to download printable tests and other documents.