Slip, Trip & Falls

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OUR SLIP, TRIP AND FALL INVESTIGATIONS HAVE INCLUDED THE FOLLOWING:

Falls on or from: sidewalks, slippery surfaces, ladders, portable hunting stands, roofs, balconies and through openings in floors or roofs. Investigations include: careful analysis of accident scenario and review of codes and standards. Structural analysis and testing are performed when needed.

CASE STUDIES

Exit stairway from second floor apartment. Tennant reportedly slipped and fell at top of stair. Engineering review was made to assess compliance of stairway with appropriate dwelling code.

Patron slipped on marble floor in a commercial establishment. Engineering review was made to assess compliance of marble flooring with appropriate building codes.

Employee in a factory fell from a ladder claiming it was defective. Employee’s use practices were reviewed in addition to structural evaluation.

Ladder deer stand involved in an accident. Set-up procedure and stability of ladder was causal to this accident.

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