Ice (/Snow) Slips and Falls

  • Ice is mentioned in over 90% of ice (/snow) slips and falls
  • Over half of workplace ice slips and falls occurred in Transportation, Healthcare and Public Administration
  • Many workplace ice slips and falls occurred from 6am to 11am
  • Many accidents involved walkways, carparks and vehicles

Slips, trips and falls in January and December 2010 more than doubled, with over 130 slips at work on ice alone

Ice Slips 2010

Ice slips can be an important part of Slip Risk Assessment and Prevention

risk assessment approach to ice slips and falls should consider

  1. Weather
  2. Activities
  3. Locations
  4. Communication
  5. Sample Dynamic Risk Assessment