November - Quick Tips for Fall Prevention

Slips, trips and falls remain the leading causes of claims against school boards. Consistent maintenance routines, including regular inspections will help reduce the frequency of future claims.
To avoid slips, trips and falls keep an eye out for hazardous walking conditions due to:
• Wet spots
• Loose Flooring/exterior walkway disrepair/potholes
• Ice/snow and other weather conditions
• General housekeeping – no storage in
hallways, doorways or stairwells.
• Uneven walkways – lifted sidewalks etc.