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Slips, Trips and Falls

This eLearning course is suitable for all employees and highlights the risks of workplace slips, trips and falls.



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Course Description

What’s It About?

Injuries resulting from a slip, trips, and falls are responsible for around 50% of all reported major injuries and almost 33% of injuries that caused the employee to take seven or more days off work. This means that nearly 1 million working days are lost every year due to slips, trips, and fall accidents, costing society and industry an estimated £800 million per year.

Under the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974, all employers are responsible for ensuring their employees’ health and safety whilst at work and putting appropriate and effective control measures in place. This online Slips Trips and Falls eLearning course help employers comply with this law by providing the relevant information needed to do this.

Who’s It For?

This online Slips Trips and Falls eLearning course is suitable for all employees and highlights the risks of slips, trips and falls in the workplace.

What Does It Cover?

  • Slip, trips and falls statistics
  • Who should report incidents, accidents, and injuries?
  • What the law says.
  • Duties of the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and Local Authorities Penalties
  • What is a hazard?
  • What is a risk?
  • The 5-step risk assessment process.
  • Identifying hazards.
  • Who may be harmed?
  • How to evaluate the risks
  • Recording the findings.
  • How to monitor and review your risk assessment
  • The slip and trip potential
  • Flooring
  • Cleaning
  • People and human factors
  • Footwear


How Long Does It Take?

This Slips Trips and Falls eLearning course will typically take 20 – 40 minutes to complete. However, as this Slips Trips and Falls eLearning training is hosted online, candidates can complete one module at a time at a pace to suit them.

Who Is It Accredited By?

This Slips Trips and Falls eLearning course is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health, one of the UK’s leading providers of regulated qualifications.

How Does It Work?

Our eLearning programmes are available on multiple platforms such as tablets, PCs, Macs, and laptops. All you need is an Internet connection. Candidates log on to the Learner Management System and work their way through the course. Included in the course are scenarios that provide them with real-life context.

Our courses simplify even the most complex subjects through media and content-rich exercises that motivate and engage candidates. The key elements of our eLearning courses are:

  • interactive exercises and gaming
  • media-rich content
  • interactive 3D scenarios
  • content provided by market-leading experts
  • relevant photography and illustrations
  • multi-generational content and style

How’s It Assessed?

There is no examination with this course, but candidates will receive a certificate issued by Envesca Ltd.

Please Note

This Slips Trips and Falls eLearning course alone does not provide a qualification.