key focus of my blog is Health/Wellness. Depending upon the industry or workplace you work in everyday, there could be the potential for slip and trip injuries. Unfortunately, these injuries are common. The following contributed post discusses some statistics regarding these injuries and is entitled, Slip, Trip And Fall Stats That Will Boggle Your Mind.
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If you work at a reputable business, your hiring manager probably included slip, trip, and fall training as part of your onboarding. The goal was twofold: first to make sure that the company did everything it could to prevent you from injuring yourself, and second to improve your overall wellbeing in the workplace.
While slip, trip and fall injuries might seem basic, they’re still one of the biggest sources of injury and disability in the US. According to data from the Centers for Disease Control, more than 17,000 people die every year from trip-related accidents.
The most dangerous falls in this category are so-called “elevated falls” in which a person falls from a higher level onto a lower one. These types of falls comprise more than 15 percent of the total according to the data.
Knowing what to do in the aftermath of a slip, trip or fall can also be a challenge. When you’re in pain, it is difficult to think straight or know what you need to do next.
The following infographic is designed to help. Not only does it provide you with statistics on slip, trip, and fall accidents in the US, but it also gives helpful information on what to do if you become a victim. If you want to maximize your chances of getting the compensation you deserve, you need to be careful about how you respond to the incident. Read on to find out more.
Infographic by Shiner Law Group
So, do you feel more prepared to respond to a slip, trip or fall in the future?