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Slips, trips and falls prevention


Falls on the same level are the third leading cause of injuries in manufacturing. In this workshop, we will review the main components of a slips, trips and falls prevention program and how it can be implemented at your workplace.


  • Why do we slip and trip? The factors that cause slips and trips in the workplace.
  • Types of flooring that help prevent slips and trips and how to select them.
  • How to set up an effective footwear policy for slips prevention and how to choose the right footwear.
    Strategies and tips to set up a housekeeping and floor cleaning policy.
  • Winter weather preparation plans for slips and trips prevention.
  • Workplace procedures and practices that prevent slips and trips in the workplace.

facilitator - Jose Barranco Industry Specialist – Manufacturing, WorkSafeBC

Jose Barranco joined WorkSafeBC as an Industry Specialist after working for Amazon.com as Health & Safety Manager, he previously worked for Procter & Gamble as Regional Safety Manager and was responsible for the Americas Machine Safety Program. During his tenure at P&G Jose led the regional machinery retrofit program to make legacy equipment compliant with ANSI, ISO and CSA standards. This project spanned through 19 manufacturing sites and 7 countries where equipment types ranged from diapers converting lines to laundry detergent bottling equipment. Jose holds a Bachelor in Mechatronics Engineering and a CRSP certification.


SFU Surrey
Room SRYC 3240
#250-13450 102 Ave
Surrey, BC

Date & Time

Friday, Feb 21, 2020
8:30 a.m.-12.30 p.m


$50+GST CME Member
$70+GST Non Member

Who Should Attend

This workshop is ideal for leaders, managers, safety & operations personnel and manufacturing specialists.

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