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Radiological and
Environmental Management
550 Stadium Mall Drive
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2051

Information: (765) 49-46371
Fax: (765) 49-47403
Office Location: HAMP B173
Campus Mail: REM, HAMP

Page Updated:
April 11, 2014

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Slips, Trips, and Falls

New Standard Released for Testing Hard Surface Flooring


Slip, Trip, and Fall Magnet

Minimize the number of slip, trip, and fall occupational injuries at Purdue!

REPORT HAZARDOUS GROUND or FLOOR CONDITIONS

Call 49-43087 to report exact location inside or outside of any building on the Purdue campus that may cause a slip, trip, or fall.


Slips, trips, and falls are the leading cause of occupational injuries at Purdue University.

The average cost of Workers’ Compensation slip, trip, and fall injury claims for the last ten years was $3,198.  That exceeded the average cost of other injuries by 41 percent.

Slip, Trip, and Fall Icons

Purdue University Slip, Trip, and Fall Injury Data

Slip, Trip, and Fall Injury Data (1999 - 2008)
  Total Number
of Injuries
Total Cost
of Injuries
Average Cost
per Injury
All Injuries 7902 $17,872,400 $2,262
Slips, Trips, and Falls 2109 $6,744,549 $3,198

Did you know that surface conditions are the biggest contributing factor to slip, trip, and fall injuries?

Pavement Cracks A slight difference on walking surfaces, even as minor as 3/8 inch, may create a trip and/or fall hazard.

Causes of Slip, Trip, and Fall Injuries
Causes of slip, trip, and fall injuries pie chart.
from National Safety Council

 


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