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Slip, Trip, And Fall Prevention Quiz

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When falling, it is best practice to break your fall with your hands.
  • (A)  True
  • (B)  False
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Correct answer is:
  • (B)  False
Explanation:
Should you fall, you must:

  • Tuck in your chin and turn your head.
  • Twist or roll your body to the side.
  • Keep wrists, knees, and elbows bent.
  • Protect your head with your arm.
  • Land on as much of your body as possible, to distribute the weight of the fall.
  • Never try to break or soften the fall with your hands.

  • Falling correctly requires adequate training.
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