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Environmental Health and Safety - Slips & Falls

Slips, Trips, & Falls

at Western Kentucky University


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Slips & trips have accounted for approximately 40% of WKU's lost time and restricted duty injuries, and represent up to 45% of WKU's total Workers' Compensation costs.

Slips & trips are the most common type of accident resulting in injury for WKU employees in Academic and Research departments.

If you notice a slip or trip hazard, you can:


slip and fall video  captain safety video on fall prevention


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 Last Modified 12/11/15