Inspections to identify slip, trip and fall hazards are recommended at least annually, ideally prior to the wet season. For higher risk areas, a formal inspection is recommended at least on a quarterly basis; more frequently depending on the likelihood for changing conditions. For building common areas, recommend the building manager conduct inspections.
Recommended inspections should minimally include evaluation of the following:
For purposes of this Manual, an area where slip, trip, or fall hazards may likely arise during a typical work shift, is considered a “higher risk area”. Examples of higher risk areas include: