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Date PostedJanuary 20, 2018

Online Safety Kit to Help Avoid Slips and Trips in the Workplace

A new online kit has been released to help employers prevent slips and trips in the workplace, which accounts for 23.5 per cent of all lost time injuries annually.

According to WorkSafe WA Commissioner Lex McCulloch, the number of slips and trips that happen annually represents a significant cost to employers, which better prevention strategies would help reduce.

The kit includes a guide on how to identify slip and trip hazards and assess them. It also suggests controls that can be implemented to address these hazards.

Although most people don’t consider a slip or trip as serious, the injuries that result can be, especially if a person also strikes something while falling.  Read more at http://content.safetyculture.com.au/news/index.php/12/new-workplace-safety-kit-now-available/#.WmD8XTclE1l

Steven Asnicar is regarded as a leader across many fields of industry. In particular, his specialisation across the health, infrastructure, construction, resource and utility sectors has seen him successfully change the dynamics of these industries through the introduction of new strategic, marketing, training and technical frameworks. Steven works closely with industry peak bodies such as Safework Australia, Australian Logistics Council, National Advisory for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment (NATESE) and the Council of Australian Governments in the development of new delivery standards and industry specific programs.

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