NIOSH logo and tagline

Preventing Slips, Trips, and Falls in Wholesale and Retail Trade Establishments


October 2012
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 2013-100
cover of 2013-100

Employees in Wholesale and Retail Trade (WRT) establishments suffer high rates of slip, trip, and fall (STF) injuries. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) recommends measures to ensure a safe workplace and prevent injuries.