Pocket Safety Guide - Slips, Trips and Falls (eBook)

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January 2010

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Pocket Safety Guide - Slips, Trips and Falls (eBook)

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This eBook covers the common causes of slips, trips and falls and how to avoid them. It contains common sense guidelines on the cause and prevention of slips, trips and falls, including practical advice for moving about the ship.

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Although it is recognised that a focus on slips, trips and falls is an important area for accident prevention in seafaring, no specific campaign has, as yet, been developed. This may be due to an underestimation of both the number of such incidents and their frequently serious nature.

1 Introduction

1.1 Introduction

1.2 Some General Statistics


2 Causes

2.1 Environmental Causes of STF

2.2 Common Hazards Onboard Ship

2.2.1 Common slip hazards

2.2.2 Common trip hazards

2.3 Behavioural Causes of STF

2.4 Effects of STF Incidents


3 Good Practice

3.1 Moving about the Ship

Title: Pocket Safety Guide - Slips, Trips and Falls (eBook)
Number of Pages: 9
Product Code: WS1213EA
ISBN: ISBN 13: 978-1-905331-87-1 (9781905331871), ISBN 10: 1-905331-87-8 (1905331878)
Published Date: January 2010

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