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Slips and Trips

Slips and Trips

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Slips and Trips
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Published by: azaidi88 on Dec 25, 2013
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Slips and trips
What you need to do
Contractors and others in control of construction sites must manage work so that people can move safely around the site. Your site should be kept in a clean and orderly condition so as to reduce the chance of injury through slips and trips. Everyone can make a contribution to reducing slips and trips on site. If you see a risk, sort it, or report it to someone who can. Key aspects of construction slips and trips include
What you need to know
%everal thousand construction workers are injured each year following a trip or slip whilst at work on a building site. &round '((( of these injuries involve someone fracturing bones or dislocating joints.)ost could be avoided by the effective management of working areas and access routes, such as stairwells, corridors, footpaths and site cabins. Involving the workforce can help identify problem areas and increase the reporting of *near misses+. Everyone can make a contribution to reducing slips and trips  see it, sort it.
Uneven surfaces
)any slips and trips occur when people are walking on uneven surfaces. #he risk can be reduced  by providing walkways that are-
clearly designated as a walkway-
 provided with good conditions underfoot-
signposted and provided with adeuate lighting.

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