Radiological & Environmental Management Division of Environmental Health and Public Safety

Slips, Trips, and Falls

Standard for Testing Hard Surface Flooring


Slip, Trip, and Fall Magnet

Slips, trips, and falls are the leading cause of occupational injuries at Purdue University. Minimize the number of slip, trip, and fall occupational injuries at Purdue!C all (765) 494-3087 to report exact location inside or outside of any building on the Purdue campus that may cause a slip, trip, or fall. 

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

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


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

Campus Safety Contacts

call 911

If you see something, say something.

Purdue Police
Phone: (765) 494-8221

Purdue Fire
Phone: (765) 494-6919


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Carol Shelby, Senior Director

(765) 494-7504
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