caused by slipping at work are costing the UK economy £1.1bn a year, it is
light of the claim, the TUC is urging employers to make workplaces safer.
Barber, TUC general secretary, said: "Too many employers are ducking the
issue, leaving their staff vulnerable to a painful fall, often leading to time
survey by the union’s health and safety representatives looked at 800
workplaces, and found 15,000 incidents in these places alone.