According to the National Safety Council, in 2020 slips, trips, and falls were the third most common cause of nonfatal workplace injury and the second most common cause of workplace fatality. While these workplace accidents can happen any time of year, winter weather conditions add even more fall hazards and significantly increase the probability of these types of accidents. Injuryfacts.nsc.org
Preparing for winter weather can have a tremendous impact on employee health and workplace safety. Awareness, communication and planning assist as the goal of all is to prevent dangerous winter slips, trips, and falls in the workplace.