Key Learning Points:

  • Why controlling slips and trips is important
  • The major areas of risk
  • How to control for the main risks
  • How to spot slips and trips risks in your workplace
  • Safe spillage cleaning techniques

Course Overview

Our Avoiding Slips and Trips online short course explores the key risk factors and control measures relating to slips and trips: environment, contamination, flooring, people and footwear.

This course is available as a short course for individual learning, or a Toolbox Talk. The Manager's Toolbox Talk resource is designed as a multimedia facilitation resource for training a small group; it includes multiple resources to aid group discussion.

It uses animation and diagrams to illustrate the points being made. The Toolbox Talk format includes detailed facilitation notes to encourage small group discussions.

Course Details

  • Course duration: 8 minutes
  • Available for translation

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  • Part of our Slips and Trips group of courses
  • Designed to promote group discussion
  • Course can be tailored using Adapt Authoring Tool
  • Course can be tailored to meet your specific requirements
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The Assessment

Our Toolbox Talks are designed for group discussion. Learners are prompted to consider their own workplace environment and the risks and control measures that might be appropriate.

2 Ways of Purchasing

You can purchase our courses individually or for even better value you can purchase the complete range of Compliance, Health and Safety or Performance Management courses in one neat bundle.

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If you buy courses on an individual bases you pay a price per learner, per course per year. You can run these courses on your own LMS if Xapi/SCORM compliant or you can take them online.

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Buy all of the Compliance, Health and Safety or Performance Training courses in one great value package and receive unlimited benefits including our AI driven Learning Experience Platform, Astute.

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1. Individual Pricing

Number of Learners Cost (per year)
1 - 10 29 / per learner
11 - 20 25 / per learner
21 - 50 20 / per learner
51 - 100 15 / per learner
101 - 150 10 / per learner
150+ POA

Exchange rates are updated regularly but are only intended as a guide.

2. Complete Bundle Pricing

If you buy all the Compliance, Health & Safety or Performance Training in a complete bundle, all features come as standard, no matter the size of your organisation!

Number of Learners Cost (per year)
50 - 100 30 / per learner
101 - 200 25 / per learner
201 - 300 21 / per learner
301 - 400 18 / per learner
401 - 500 15 / per learner
501 - 750 12.50 / per learner
751 - 1000 10 / per learner
1001 - 2500 8 / per learner
2501 - 5000 6 / per learner
5000 - 10,000 5 / per learner
10,000 + POA
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Exchange rates are updated regularly but are only intended as a guide. Prices are based on a 2 year contract.

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The Importance of Slips and Trips Training

Slips, trips and falls are the among the most common causes of injuries in the workplace, causing a third of all non-fatal work accidents. In almost all cases, they can be easily avoided.

It is every employer's responsibility to ensure the working environment is safe for all staff. Part of this is undertaking regular risk assessments and offering appropriate health and safety training.

The Importance of Slips and Trips Training


If you have any questions that are not covered here, please get in touch.

How can we avoid slips, trips and falls?
Slips, trips and falls can be avoided by following safety guidance and putting control measures in place. These include keeping surfaces clean and uncluttered, providing foot protection where appropriate, and making sure lighting and signage are good. Almost all accidents caused by slips and trips are avoidable.
What are the most serious consequences of a fall?
The most serious consequence of a fall is death. Though thankfully this is rare, it does occur in workplaces and highlights the need for good health and safety procedures. Other serious consequences are injuries such as broken bones or strains, loss of ability to work (either temporary or permanent), psychological trauma and damage to equipment.
What are the main control measures for slips and trips?
The main control measures for slips and trips are good housekeeping to avoid tripping over, making sure spills are promptly cleaned up and paying attention to the maintenance of flooring in the workplace. If required, staff should be given protective footwear to prevent them from slipping. Slips and trips are usually preventable.

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