Workplace Safety > Slip, Trip, And Fall Prevention Quiz > Question 1
Slips, trips, and falls are responsible for ___% of all accidental deaths.
- (A) Less than 5%
- (B) 15%
- (C) 26%
- (D) More than 30%
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OSHA reports that slips, trips, and falls are second only to motor vehicle crashes as the leading reason for general industry accidents that cause sprains, strains, back injuries, fractures, and contusions. Slips, trips, and falls comprise 15 percent of all accidental deaths.