Slips, Trips and Falls (STF) account for the second highest amount of workplace injuries and over 17% of all injuries reported in 2013.
In 2013, there were more than 1,200 slips, trips and falls reported to the HSA. A quarter of those incidents led to the injured person missing over a month from work.
Slips, trips and falls (excluding falls from height) were the most common workplace accident type dealt with by the Injuries Board in 2013 accounting for over one quarter (26.5%) of all awards for workplace accidents.
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