6. Sites of tumble accidents
Where do tumbles occur?
Figure 5 shows the incidence of tumbles occurring in the manufacturing industry, by cause.
80% of tumble accidents occur in hallways, outdoor surfaces, and staircases in temporary facilities, buildings, and structures.
Fig. 5. Rate of tumble accidents in manufacturing sector, by cause
*Drive-powered transport devices refers to tumbles associated with movement on lifts and other drive-powered equipment.