This Tip Tuesday, the focus is on slips, trips and falls. According to the National Floor Safety Institute (NFSI), fall accidents account for over eight million hospital emergency room visits, representing the leading cause of visits (21.3%). Slips and falls account for over 1 million visits, or 12% of total falls.
Often resulting in a number of injuries, falls
- are the most common cause of traumatic brain injuries*
- are the leading cause of non-fatal medically treated injuries in the U.S.*
- At 25%, slip and fall injuries are the most frequently reported work accidents*
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