Types of Slip and Fall Injuries

Slip & Fall Injuries May Involve:

  • Walkways
  • Ramps
  • Stairs
  • Playing Surfaces
  • Grates/Roller
  • Skating Rinks
  • Escalators
  • Sports Fields & Surfaces
  • Dance Floors
  • Showers
  • Bathtubs
  • Ladders
  • Footwear
  • Scaffolds
  • Mats and Carpets

There are Four Types of Slip and Fall Accidents:

  • Trip-and-fall accidents, where there is a foreign object in the walking path
  • Stump-and-fall accidents, where there is an impediment in the walking surface
  • Step-and-fall accidents, where there is an unexpected failure or hole in the walking surface
  • Slip-and-fall accidents, in which the interface of the shoe and the floor fails

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