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Slips, Trips and Falls: Strategies That Make Sense

Workers' Compensation Trust, 47 Barnes Industrial Road South, Wallingford, CT 06492 (203) 678-0123

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Cost: Free to Members
Self-Insured Clients: $50 per person

According to the National Safety Council, slips, trips and falls (STFs) were the third leading cause of occupational injuries resulting in 227,760 injuries in 2017; yet, STFs are very preventable.  Research has shown that most of these injuries could easily been prevented. Taught by Trust staff, this interactive education program will help you recognize slip, trip and fall hazard in the workplace and teach you how to eliminate and reduce these types of injuries leading to a reduction in Workers’ Compensation costs.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Build a culture where slips, trips and falls can be prevented
  • Learn how to strengthen your footwear policies: an essential element to controlling STFs
  • Ascertain how to identify practical, low cost solutions to reduce indoor STF exposures
  • Understand how to inspect your facilities for slip, trip and fall hazards
  • Implement effective methods to reduce slips, trips and falls during the winter months
  • Learn how to identify and implement STF prevention methods to keep employees safe while working offsite

Audience:
Anyone who is responsible for employee safety in your organization including facilities, operations, safety committee members, and human resources.

Facilitators:

Pamela Hunter, MS, CSP
Senior Loss Control Consultant, Workers’ Compensation Trust
Pam’s insurance career spans over twenty-five years working for insurance companies and large insurance brokers.  Throughout her career, Pam has provided loss control services to healthcare, municipal and general industry clients throughout New England.   Pam has an expertise in working with companies to develop and enhance their safety programs.  Pam’s loss control credentials include the Certified Safety Professional designation, a B.S. degree in Occupational Safety and Health Administration and a Master’s Degree in Occupational Safety and Health Management from the University of New Haven. She is currently pursuing her PhD in Safety Sciences from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Pam is authorized to teach the OSHA 10-Hour and 30-Hour general industry safety and health courses, and the National Safety Council’s Defensive Driver 4-Hour Course. 

Donna Santamaria, MS
Senior Loss Control Consultant, Workers’ Compensation Trust
Donna has over thirty years’ experience as a safety and health professional in a variety of industries including healthcare, manufacturing, municipality, and insurance.  She has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Industrial Technology with a specialization in Occupational Safety & Health and a Master of Science Degree in Occupational Safety and Health Management from the University of New Haven. Donna is certified instructor as a National Safety Council Defensive Driver 4-Hour Course and is authorized to teach the OSHA 10-Hour and 30-Hour general industry safety and health courses.   

3.25 CEUs from LeadingAge CT