Slips, Trips, and Falls 2.0 – Canada

  • 3 topics | 16m 59s
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Slips, trips, and falls constitute the majority of general workplace accidents and are responsible for a number of accidental deaths, second only to motor vehicles as a cause of fatalities from accidents. This course is intended to provide employees with the ability to recognize and prevent slip, trip, and fall hazards, and to address the key components of ladder safety. The content in this course is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable regulatory requirements. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by Pinchin Ltd., an environmental, health and safety consulting firm with offices across Canada. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.


  • identify fall hazard conditions in the workplace
  • identify ways to minimize walkway hazards
  • identify ways to prevent injuries on stairs
  • identify safe practices for ladder use
  • use the 4-to-1 rule to determine safe ladder placement


  • Fall Hazards in the Workplace
  • Safe Walking-working Surfaces
  • Promoting Ladder Safety