In the construction industry alone, there are 58,000* non-fatal injuries to workers each year. Slips, trips and falls account for 24% of these injuries. This can lead to a huge loss in working hours with good health and safety culture on site many accidents can be avoided.
The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974** (HSWA) places a duty on all employers “to ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, the health, safety and welfare at work” of all their employees, and persons working on their premises. It is …