Trip hazards

The majority of trips in the workplace are caused by obstructions in walkways. The rest are caused by uneven surfaces. Check for any obstructions to your walkway when in the workplace to reduce the possibility of tripping and causing an injury.

Obstructions and potential trip hazards include:

  • Trailing power cords
  • Loose or frayed carpets
  • Spills
  • Items from the shelves