Slip and fall accidents and injuries increase in the winter, especially in the snowy and icy New Jersey weather. Workers are not immune to the increased risk, whether they work indoors or out.
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, most general industry accidents are slip and fall or trip and fall accidents. They cause 15 percent of all accidental deaths nationwide every year and make up one-quarter of all workplace injury claims.
Slip and fall accidents in the workplace can be prevented. Here’s how to reduce the risk this winter season: