Walking and Working Surfaces
Every walking-working surface in the workplace can be potentially hazardous to workers. Hazardous surfaces include loose carpets, ramps, stairways, ladders and scaffolds, as well as slippery floors resulting from liquid or other spills. Resulting slips, trips and falls can cause cuts and bruises, sprains and strains, broken bones, and various injuries to internal organs. They can also result in fatalities.
This course teaches students to recognize the hazards of walking-working surfaces and provides information about workplace action needed to eliminate or control these hazards.