Falls, slips, trips killed 699 workers last year
According to the preliminary results of the Bureau of Labor Statistics National Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries in 2013, fatal falls, slips, or trips took the lives of 699 workers in 2013.
OSHA has developed a number of training tools designed to help employers protect their workers against these incidents. These training tools provide guidance on how employers can be more proactive in providing protection before the work begins.
Click here for a list of the tools that OSHA offers in this area.