Whitepaper

Walking Working Surfaces and Pedestrian Safety

Walking Working Surfaces and Pedestrian Safety

Twenty percent of the 30,000 forklift accidents that occur each year involve a pedestrian being struck by the vehicle. Working in an environment that features environmental changes, poor illumination, congestion of equipment and people, and distractions means that slips, trips, and falls are a constant source of danger for pedestrians in the workplace. In this Whitepaper Walking-Working Surfaces and Pedestrian Safety, Scott Gaddis, Vice President and Global Practice Leader—Safety and Health at Intelex Technologies Inc. provides a comprehensive look at preventing falls on walking-working surfaces by;

  • Identifying risks to the worker associated with work activity.
  • Identifying hazards found in the work environment that pose a threat of loss.
  • Providing details of identified risks or hazards and providing context to build understanding.
  • Utilizing a measurement system to evaluate risk understanding and decide precautions.
  • Building controls that protect people and the work environment.


Once you’ve downloaded the Whitepaper, you’ll receive a link to download Scott’s Walking-Working Surface Inspection Checklist. The checklist will help you take the insights you've learned and use them to identify the strengths and weaknesses in your walking-working surface inspections.
 

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