With winter just around the corner, there comes a heightened risk for slips, trips, and falls. These incidents can and do happen year-round, however, and with the increase in rain, and in some instance frost and ice, the risk of a fall increases significantly.

No matter what industry or work people do, slips, trips and falls (STFs) are an ever present danger. Within Australia, STFs result in thousands of injuries every year. Most common are musculoskeletal injuries, as well as cuts, bruises, fractures and dislocations, though there is the potential for more severe injuries…