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Slips and trips - Contamination

The risk of slipping, if both footwear and the floor being walked on are clean and dry, is very small. The presence of a contaminant (such as water, oil, or dust) can transform a low risk environment into a highly dangerous one; even very small amounts of contamination can cause this change.
Document type: Risk Standards & Guidance
Last updated: 26 April 2024
First published: 26 April 2024
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