Category Archives: Slip/Trip and Falls

Finish 2019 Strong! Stay Safe This Holiday Season

Pay attention while to avoid personal injury while shopping, and stay safe this holiday season!

You are probably already making lists of things that need to be done during the hectic holiday season that seems to start earlier and get busier every year. I’m not being Scrooge when I say you might also want to make a list of things to watch out for this holiday season.

According to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics, the Thanksgiving and Christmas/New Year’s holidays are among the busiest travel periods during the year. For Thanksgiving planning, it’s important to note there’s another black day to think about in addition to Black Friday. It’s Blackout Wednesday, the Wednesday before Thanksgiving.

Slips, Trips and Falls

Person filling out slips and falls incident report form

Florida Slips, Trips and Falls Florida slips, trips and falls are the 3rd leading cause of unintentional death according to the National Safety Council (NSC). As people age, the likelihood of a fall increases. Injury Facts 2016 reports that among Americans age 65 and older, slips are the number one cause of injury related death. […]