Slips and Trips

Slips and Trips

ETD’s Slips and Trips Online Course will show you how to cut the chances of workplace accidents.

Accidents can happen anywhere, so it’s no surprise that they’re the most common cause of workplace injuries. Slips and trips actually cause around 40% of all major injuries – that’s over a third. 

As the number of injuries is so high, all staff must receive training on how to reduce the risk of accidents at work. This slips and trips training explains how to prevent accidents, how to meet slips and trips legislation and how to stay safe in all workplaces. Whether you work in a school, hospital, library, factory, shop or on construction sites, this course will help you reduce the potential of an accident at work.

What does the course cover?

  • Legislation
  • Environment
  • Flooring
  • Principals
  • Contamination and Obstacles

Slips and Trips Training Outcomes

  • What causes slips and trips
  • Factors that can contribute to slips and trips
  • Why it’s important to prevent slips and trips
  • How to prevent slips and trips
  • How risk assessments minimise slips and trips
  • Contamination and obstacles
  • Legislation associated with slips and trips

Course Modules

  • Welcome to your Slips and Trips Online Course
  • Introduction
  • How to get started
  • Legislation
  • What are slips and trips?
  • Summary and final exam

Test & Certification

At the end of the Slips and Trips Online Course, you will be given a 20-question, multiple-choice test. The required pass rate is 85%. You will be able to download and print a digital certificate on completion of the course. This certificate is valid for three years, at which point we recommend you take the Slips and Trips Refresher Course every 12 months.


The slips and trips training will take approximately 30 minutes to complete, excluding the final exam.

Complete your slips and trips training from anywhere at any time, whether at home or in the workplace.