Mapping Hazards to Control Slips, Trips and Falls

The Mapping tool is designed to help employers identify areas where slips, trips and falls have happened and also are more likely to happen. There are four simple steps

  • Step 1 Draw a map
  • Step 2 Mark High-Risk Areas
  • Step 3 Mark incidents
  • Step 4 Implement safeguards

Mapping tool

Surveys of footpaths and pedestrian areas for trip and fall hazards are available from private companies in Ireland

Mapping can be an important part of Slip Risk Assessment and Prevention