Slips, Trips & Falls Online Course

Slips, Trips & Falls Online Course

1-2 Hours1-2 Hours
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Slips, trips and falls account for over 10,000 serious work injuries every year. Protect yourself and your colleagues from the most common hazards by understanding the risks and setting a high standard of health and safety.

This Slips, Trips & Falls Online Course has been created by health and safety professionals to give you a better understanding of how accidents can happen, and what you can do to avoid serious mishaps.


By the end of this 1-2 hour online training course, you will:

  • Understand how slips, trips and falls can occur in the workplace
  • Know the legal responsibilities of employers and employees
  • Be able to explain how a risk assessment works
  • Identify various slip, trip and fall hazards
  • Understand how safety measures can help prevent slips, trips and falls


This online course covers the following topic areas:

  • Slips, trips and falls – the statistics and the risks
  • Where does responsibility lie?
  • Managing the risks
  • Health and safety legislation
  • British and European safety standards
  • How health and safety measures reduce risk
  • Risk assessments - what are they and who should carry them out?
  • How to identify hazards in the workplace
  • Determining who is at risk
  • The hierarchy of control
  • Logging risk assessments and accident records
  • RIDDOR - Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013
  • The importance of reviewing risk assessments
  • What causes a slip, trip or fall?
  • Preventing slips and trips - floor contamination, good housekeeping and careful cleaning
  • Design and maintenance, walkways, flooring and appropriate footwear
  • Preventing falls - ladder safety and Work at Height Regulations
  • The causes of falls at work and how to reduce risk


At the end of this Slips, Trips & Falls training course, you will take an online exam containing 10 multiple-choice questions. The exam is marked automatically and you’ll find out your results straight away. A pass mark of 80% is required, however, if you are unsuccessful, you can re-take the exam as many times as you need to at no extra charge.

Who is this Course for?

Slips, trips and falls can happen in any workplace or industry, from warehouses and offices, to catering premises, residential homes and shops.

This course is suitable for anyone responsible for managing risks and implementing health and safety measures, or anyone with an interest in creating a safer working environment.

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