Slip Simulator - Concept to Practice in Preventing Injuries
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Type:  Best Practice

Publisher:  Mission Support Alliance, Hanford Site

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Topics:  Occupational Safety and Health, Training and Qualification, Wellness

The 2012 DOE Computer Accident Incident Reporting System statistics indicate falls on same level are the second leading cause of disabling injuries across the DOE complex in 2012. The rate of falls on the same level has risen by 24% nationally in the past five years. According to the National Safety Council with each disabling injury costing an average of $28,000 and the injured being off work for 31 days. This report provides details of a Slip Simulator and associated training program that has a proven track record of reducing falls on the same level by 50-70%.

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