Every year in North America, there are 104 million lost work days. Of all Workers’ Compensation claims, 40% are slip-and-fall claims. Worker’s Compensation and Liability Insurance Rates are increasing an average of 30% per year. WHEN YOU ADD UP EVERYTHING, SLIP-AND FALL ACCIDENTS ARE A $36 BILLION PROBLEM FOR NORTH AMERICA EVERY YEAR. Just over 70% of these falls occur on flat, level surfaces.
Did you Know?
Wet Surfaces Are the Biggest Contributor to Slips and Falls
A study of workers at DOE facilities who have experienced injuries involving slips and falls showed that approximately three-fourths of the indoor slip/fall events reported involved water.