BE SAFE OHIO
SLIPS, TRIPS AND FALLS
Slips, trips and falls are some of the most frequent causes of injuries at work and at home.
The good news is they're almost always preventable if you take a few precautions.
Put things away and you won't trip over them. If you spill something, clean it up right
away. Clean up even if it's not your mess. It's still your safety, after all.
Proper lighting can help you see potential hazards.
Protect your feet, your posture, and the rest of you by wearing the right shoe for the job
at hand. Proper footwear with good traction can keep you standing tall.
Make sure it's resting on a clean, dry and stable surface. Follow the directions and keep
off the top steps. If you have to reach for something, move the ladder. Learn more about
ladder safety from our friends at the Montana State Fund
Pay attention to what's around you. Clear the path before you walk backward with one
end of the couch. Is it icy? Take it slow and waddle like a penguin. Be smart. You get the