Slip and Fall Prevention Research

Each year thousands of people are the victim of a slip and fall accident however all falls are not the same. Fall data can be broken down into many different forms including falls on same level, falls from an elevation, or falls down stairs.

The NFSI database includes up-to-date information on same level , slip and fall occurrences. The NFSI research data is collected from a wide range of sources including extracted governmental databases, private industry loss data, and insurance company loss data.

Slip and fall accident data can be accessed via two forms, residential and business related. Business related data is further broken down by employee related accidents (worker’s Compensation) or guest related accidents (General Liability claims) The majority of same level slip and fall accidents occur in the following industries and can be accessed by SIC code.

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Quick Facts—Same level Slip and Fall Statistics
OSHA issued slip resistance guideline interpretation: