Vehicles Safeguards to Control Slips, Trips and Falls

  • Exiting vehicles was a factor in 45% of vehicle slips, trips and falls
  • 24% of vehicle slips, trips and falls lead to an absence from work of over one month
  • 40% of vehicle slips, trips and falls happen from 9am to 1pm
  • Victims are predominantly male
  • Average employer liability cost for a vehicle slip, trip or fall  is €25,000
  • See HSA advice on Metal and Profiled Surfaces

Find practical advice for all work sectors in the HSA's Preventing Vehicles Slips, Trips and Falls Information Sheet (size 638.3 KB)

See Vehicles Further Information