Guidelines for Slip-Resistant Shoes

An employee who suffers an injury due to a slip, trip or fall is typically out of work for nearly three weeks, and the injury results in an average workers’ compensation claim cost of $20 thousand. There are many ways to mitigate these types of injuries, including enforcing the use of slip-resistant footwear in workplaces where there tend to be liquid spills, like a restaurant.

How do you ensure your employees are wearing the proper shoes? Watch this 3-minute “Safety in Action” instructional video to find out about what you can do to encourage safe footwear and prevent slips and falls.

To view more “Safety In Action” training videos, click here.

Brian Piñon
Brian Piñon
Brian joined ICW Group in 2015 and provides risk management services to policyholders in our Northern CA region. As a technical specialist, he also leads the effort to develop and implement new strategies for assessing and reducing ergonomic and same level fall risk exposures. Brian assists clients across a spectrum of industries, including healthcare, property management, warehousing and distribution, agriculture, manufacturing, and construction. Brian earned a BA in International Relations from the University of California, Davis. His professional certifications include the Associate in Risk Management (ARM) and Certified Safety Professional (CSP).

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