Slips and Trips Due to Ice and Snow

Slips and trips on ice

To reduce the risk of slips on ice, frost or snow, you should assess the risks and implement strategies to manage them. Identify where pedestrians are most likely to slip on ice, for example: site entrances, car parks, and designated walkways. You need to take action whenever freezing temperatures are forecast. Keep up to date by visiting a weather service website. Put a procedure in place to prevent an icy surface forming and/or keep pedestrians off the slippery surface, Use grit on areas prone to be slippery in frosty, icy…

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Slips and Trips checklist

Sample slips and trips checklist Action taken:- An OHS policy for slips and trips is in place Management is committed to the objectives of the policy Sufficient resources have been provided to ensure that the objectives of the policy are met Staff at all levels are aware of, and understand, the policy A purchasing specification is in place which requires designers to ensure that the risks associated with slip and trip hazards are eliminated in relation to plant, machinery, buildings, and property layouts and arrangements with which they are involved.…

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