Slips, Trips & Falls Online Training Course

Slips, Trips and Falls
£25 +VAT

This Slips, Trips and Falls training course shows how to control the slip, trip and fall risks in your workplace so that you can protect yourself from accidents and comply with your workplace's health and safety requirements.

Slips, trips and falls are the most common hazards in workplaces of all kinds, contributing to over 10,000 serious injuries each year. This training course will help you understand where these hazards originate, how to prevent them from causing harm, and how to carry out your work activities safely.

This course has been updated and is legally accurate in line with any guidance changes that have resulted from Brexit legislation - including any revisions to deadlines.

  • Developed by health and safety professionals
  • Accredited by CPD and Assured by RoSPA
  • Fully online course and assessment with no time limits
  • Full audio voiceover
  • Approximate duration: 1-2 hours
  • On completion, certificate is posted the next working day

Who should take this course?

This Slips, Trips and Falls course is designed for workers at all levels and in all types of businesses. Slips, trips and falls can happen in any industry, including catering premises, warehouses and residential homes, and training is important in order to manage the risks to health and safety.


CPD Approved
RoSPA Approved

All of our courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to universally accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

This course is also assured by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents through their RoSPA Qualifications Assurance System, as providing up-to-date, quality and content-approved training.

On successful completion of the course you will be sent a quality assured certificate through the post the next working day. This can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit. 

This certificate does not have an expiry date. However, based on industry best practice guidelines, the recommended renewal period for this training is 1 year. We will print this recommended renewal date on your certificate.

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Course content

1Introduction to Slips, Trips and Falls

Statistics on slips, trips and falls, who has responsibility for managing the risks, employee responsibilities, health and safety legislation, British and European standards and benefits of health and safety.

2Risk Assessment

What is a risk assessment, who should carry out the risk assessment, identify the hazards, decide who might be harmed and how, determine the control measures, the hierarchy of control, record the risk assessment, accidents records and RIDDOR, review the risk assessment.

3Preventing Slips and Trips

Causes of slip and trip hazards, floor contamination, effective cleaning, good housekeeping, design and maintenance, flooring, walkways and footwear.

4Preventing Falls

Causes of fall hazards, Work at Height Regulations, risk reduction and ladder safety.

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Aims of the course

By the end of this course, you will:

  • Have an awareness of slip, trip and fall hazards and how they may develop in the workplace.
  • Recognise what the law requires of employers and employees.
  • Understand what's involved in a risk assessment of the workplace and be able to identify slip, trip and fall hazards.
  • Know how to prevent slips, trips and falls by following appropriate safety measures.


The online assessment is taken on completion of the training material. You will be asked 10 multiple choice questions with a pass mark of 80%. The answers are marked automatically so you will instantly know whether you have passed. If you don't pass don't worry! You can take the test as many times as you need with no extra charge.

 Frequently Asked Questions

Does this course meet the training requirements of SSIP accreditations like CHAS and SMAS?

Yes. Our Slips, Trips and Falls course covers the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974, the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (RIDDOR) and is independently assured by RoSPA, meeting the training requirements set out by most Safety Schemes in Procurement (SSIP) accreditation assessment bodies.

Does this course include a certificate?

Yes - upon completion of your training you'll be able to download a PDF copy of your certificate immediately whilst your formal certificate will be sent by 1st class post the next working day.

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