Winter is just around the corner. Daylight savings time is coming soon. Many of us will arrive to work in the dark and leave in the dark. This brings many new hazards into the workplace. It is time to look around and see the trip-fall hazards lurking around your parking lot, sidewalks and entry ways. A little prevention before it gets too wet and slippery goes a long way. The total cost of back pain in the United States exceeds $100 billion per year when factoring in all related costs. If the back injury results in a workers' comp. claim the cost can be staggering with averages between $40,000 - $80,000 (OSU.EDU). This is a great time to dust off your safety program and start auditing!!!