November Fall Prevention Month

November is Canada's Fall Prevention Month with a mission to "equip health and service providers, business, government and academia with the tools to raise awareness and engage their communities in preventing falls and fall related injuries".

Slips, trips and falls are one of the leading types of incidents after ergonomics and motor vehicle accidents.

Look out for weekly safety talks related to preventing falls off and on the job in:

 

a. Slips, Trips and Falls

b. Ladder Safety

c. Housekeeping

d. Safe Storage

 

For more information on all types of fall prevention, including tips for preventing falls for children and older adults, check out:

https://www.fallpreventionmonth.ca/