Slips and Trips

Online Slips and Trips

Every environment has the potential of a slips and trips hazard, so it’s no surprise that they are the most common cause of injury at work. They cause around 40% of all reported major injuries and can also lead to other types of serious accidents, eg falls from height. ETD’s Slips and Trips course educates your employees in the implementation of good housekeeping…helping to reduce an accident at work – whilst making the workplace a much safer environment. This health and safety training course shows how accidents caused by slips and trips can be easily prevented. And gives you the opportunity to meet legislation efficiently – helping your workforce understand the core principles behind a safer working environment. The training is designed to fit the requirements of most organisations. Whether you work in a school, hospital, library, factory, shop or construction site this course has been designed for you – helping to reduce the potential of an accident at work!

What does the course cover?

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

Training Outcomes

  • An understanding on what causes slips and trips
  • Know why it is important to prevent slips and trips.
  • Understand legislation relating to slips and trips.
  • Know what can be done to prevent slips and trips.
  • An understanding on what causes slips and trips


  • Background, History and Legislation - Introduction.
  • Background, History and Legislation - How to get started.
  • Background, History and Legislation - Legislation.
  • What is a Slip and Trip?

Test & Certification

At the end of the course you will be given a test of 20 multiple choice questions. The required pass rate is 85%. You will be able to download and print (if required) a digital certificate on completion of the course. Main course certificates last 3 years. (Refresher courses are available and recommended every 12 months).


Main Course: Approximately 30 minutes (excluding time taken for the final exams). Refresher Course: Approximately 20 minutes (excluding time taken for the final exams).