Slips, Trips, and Falls


Accident report studies, conducted by risk management organizations, indicate that the majority of reportable accidents are the result of veteran employees failing to pay attention or trying to shortcut the fundamental safety practices they learned when they first started their job. With this in mind, the Safety Series is designed to remind employees of the potential risks that may exist during the performance of their jobs. Rather than introducing safety training, the Safety Series provides a reminder of good safety practices, or “refresher” training, aimed at fulfilling OSHA requirements of regular safety meetings for field staff. Beyond the personal benefits of employee participation in safety training, employers can experience a significant reduction in lost work time and worker’s compensation claims due to injuries. In addition, less time is lost completing and filing accident reports, with an added benefit of reduced insurance premiums, leading to significant financial savings.

The Slips, Trips and Falls Safety Course is intended to help prevent some of the more common, yet preventable accidents that occur in the workplace and home. Employees are reminded that they are just as responsible for their personal safety as their employer. The course includes reminders to avoid common sprains, strains and back injuries along with practices to avoid slip, trip and fall injuries in the workplace and home.


Target Audience:

This course is recommended for both independent cable and MSO technical professionals, including installers and technicians; as wells as maintenance personal.

Recommended Prerequisites:

  • None

 Course Length:

The recommendation to complete the online will be 2 to 3 hours. Learners will have 3 years of access to the course in an individual purchase and 1 year of access in an enterprise model purchase.


Course Objectives:

  • Identify and avoid the common causes of accidents and deaths in the workplace
  • Recognize the potential personal and employer financial costs of on the job injuries
  • Avoid common injuries such as sprains, strains and back injuries
  • Recognize common avoidable causes of indoor and outdoor, as well as wet and dry slip injuries
  • Adopt safe practices to avoid trip injuries
  • Adhere to safety practices when working with ladders to avoid falls
  • Identify unsafe physical limitations that might contribute to the risk of injury

Upon Complete

  •  By completing/passing this course, you will attain a certificate of completion


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