Disclaimer: This interactive tool has been prepared to help the workplace parties understand some of their obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and regulations. It is not legal advice. It is not intended to replace the OHSA or the regulations. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE SEE FULL DISCLAIMER
NOTE: An accessible text-only version of this tool is also available.
This tool presents some common hazards that can lead to falls at health care facilities; not all potential hazards and potential precautions are illustrated or highlighted in the tool. Some of the precautions described are legal requirements, while others are best practices.
Find all of the potential fall hazards in the picture below. Select them to learn useful safety and prevention information.