Slips, Trips, Falls

Information and Q & A

The following information, and resources are provided in partnership with the Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA).


Produced in partnership with:
Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) | Canadian Agricultural Partnership | Government of Canada


Slips, trips and falls are a leading cause of injury in agricultural workplaces.

  • Pay attention and know the hazards in your workspace.
  • Anticipate changes in weather and surface conditions.
  • Choose appropriate footwear for the job you do.


Be careful where you put things so you don’t create a tripping hazard.


Keep shop floors clean and clear of tools, debris, or other items that could cause you to slip, trip, or fall.


Always face in and maintain 3 points of contact when getting on or off equipment.


Some hazards cannot be eliminated. Always pay attention to your surroundings.


Keep walkways free of things that could make you slip, trip, or fall.

    Q & A

    This Q & A provides information about slips, trips & falls that are common on agriculture worksites in B.C.
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    For your convenience the above Q & A is also available as a printable PDF.

    Slips, Trips, Falls Q & A (PDF)