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Does slip resistant footwear reduce slips among healthcare workers? A randomised controlled trial.

Project title: Does slip resistant footwear reduce slips among healthcare workers? A randomised controlled trial.

Call to action: 15/05 15/05 - Workplace health and wellbeing

Research type: Primary Research

Chief investigator: Professor David TorgersonORCID logo

Lead Author: Professor David TorgersonORCID logo

Contractor: University of York

Cost: £911,493.51

Co-investigators: Dr Heather Iles-SmithORCID logo, Miss Gillian FrostORCID logo, Mr Mark LiddleORCID logo, Mr Michael ZandORCID logo, Mr Robert Shaw, Mrs Lorraine Loughrey-Green, Mrs Sarah CockayneORCID logo, Ms Caroline FairhurstORCID logo, Professor Catherine HewittORCID logo.

Started: October 2016 | Status: Published February 2021

ISRCTN: 33051393

5-star GRIP-rated slip-resistant footwear reduced the incidence of slips in the workplace among NHS health-care workers compared with usual footwear.

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