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PREVENTING SLIPS, TRIPS AND FALLS: A FREE Training Program for Small Businesses

Safety First SignClick here to register for this free class:

Date: Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Time: 8 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Place: Harper College
Wojcik Conference Center (Building W), Room W219
1200 West Algonquin Road, Palatine, Il. 60067

Slips, trips, and falls are a major cause of preventable injuries and deaths in the workplace.This class will help increase awareness of workplace hazards and how they maybe prevented, with the goal of creating a safer environment for all employees.

Slips, trips and falls can happen everywhere – in retail stores, offices, schools, manufacturing facilities and at home. This training will help everyone, including HR and safety managers, small business owners, supervisors and employees, in all settings recognize, evaluate and control slip, trip and fall hazards.

Benefits of attending the safety awareness pilot:

  • Lower workman’s compensation claims
  • Lower workman’s compensation costs
  • Reduced days missed from work
  • Increases employee morale
  • Strengthens relationship between employees and supervisors/managers

This program is offered at no cost to help you ensure a safer workplace.  Seating is limited to 25 participants.  Government employees are ineligible to participate per grant regulations.

Attendees requiring special accommodations should make the request early so the College can meet your needs.

For further questions or to learn more, contact Kelly at kkeegan@harpercollege.edu

In 2017, slips/trips/falls is listed as 2nd leading fatality event.


Slips/trips/falls listed as 3rd leading cause of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses involving days away from work in private industry in 2017.


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Disclaimer: This material was produced under grant number SH05064-SH8 from the Occupational Safety and Health administration, U.S. Department of Labor. It does not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the U.S. Department of Labor, nor does mention of trade names, commercial products, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. government.

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