Incident alert

LOCATION:
COMPANY-WIDE
ACTIVITY:
ACCESS & EGRESS & WORKING AT HEIGHT
SUB ACTIVITY:
N/A
ALERT STATUS:
Normal
DATE ISSUED:
30/05/2017 17:06:03
INCIDENT No:
01454

TITLE
Stair Safety
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
United Kingdom
ACCIDENT / INCIDENT DETAILS
Slips, trips and falls continue to account for a high proportion of injuries in the UK precast concrete industry. Many of these incidents occur on or around stairs.
ACCIDENT / INCIDENT IMAGES
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LEARNING POINTS / ACTIONS TAKEN
Survey the stairways in your workplace:
• Are they in good condition?
• Do they have secure handrails?
• Is the lighting adequate?
• Are they free from obstructions?
• Do the treads have good slip resistance?
• Do the treads have clearly marked edges?

When ascending or descending stairs:
• Do not rush
• Do not skip steps
• Avoid distractions
• Always hold the handrail
LEARNING POINTS / ACTIONS IMAGES
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