7 Tips to Minimize Accident Risks in the Office

7 Tips to Minimize Accident Risks in the Office

Slips, trips, and falls cause 15 percent of accidental deaths. And one million Americans will suffer a slip, trip or fall injury this year. There are some really simple things you can do to lower this and other accident risks at the office. Here are seven tips to get you started: Put down some mats. […]

Best Floor Mats for Hotels

Best Hotel Floor Mats

The best hotel floor mats are high-performance mats at every entrance to the building that is at least four feet long. This is so important that the Green Building Council and the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) system offer points just for having good-quality mats at the entrance. And think about it. Hotels […]

Who Is Liable for Icy Sidewalks and Parking Lots?

Is your business liable for that icy storefront sidewalk? Despite fluctuating temperatures, most businesses throughout the northeast and Midwest United States must battle snow, sleet, and ice accumulation. Winter precipitation reduces friction, creating a slip-and-fall nightmare even when temperatures hover above freezing. Not surprisingly, snow and ice management are top priorities for nearly every property […]

5 Eco-Friendly Flooring Trends

Eco-Friendly Flooring

The first day of spring was Wednesday, March 20, 2019. Since spring is here, some businesses are doing spring cleaning. Some are making policy changes and creating, for example, a Workplace Risk Assessment that maybe they never had before. Some businesses are making some eco-friendly changes, and that’s what we’re going to address today. Here […]

How to Reduce Contamination With a Clean Room Sticky Mat

How to Reduce Contamination With a Clean Room Sticky Mat

Sticky mats are a very effective way to prevent the spread of contaminants. Sticky mats are designed to be placed outside the doorway to an area that you are trying to keep super clean. In one study, sticky mats outside a hospital’s burn unit removed 56% of pathogens on visitors’ shoes from entering the unit—which […]

How to Create a Workplace Risk Assessment

How to Create a Workplace Risk Assessment

A Workplace Risk Assessment is a document that outlines what risks there are at your specific place of business, what problems those risks can create, what the probability is that something bad will happen, what you plan to do to mitigate the risk, and a follow-up section on how your plan is working or could […]

5 Tips to Combat Standing Fatigue at the Office

5 Tips to Combat Standing Fatigue at the Office

Some workplaces have employees that spend long hours standing. In some offices, this is a daily event, and in others these long hours standing wax and wane during the year depending on exterior events like tax season or holiday shopping or internal events like big sales or product deadlines. Whatever the reasons are that your […]

Spring Cleaning at the Office

Spring Cleaning at the Office

The first day of spring is March 20, 2019, or about a month away. Many of us are still snowed under and hoping our power doesn’t go out. But some of us are beginning to see a few signs of spring, a few gentle reminders that the weather is going to improve shortly. Maybe when […]

Benefits of Recessed Mats for High-Traffic Areas

ecessed Mats for High-Traffic Areas

One of the often-overlooked mats for high-traffic areas is the recessed mat. Recessed mats are a great safety feature because they are another way to cut down on slips, trips, and falls. Recessed mats either go over a specially designed cut-out in the floor or over some kind of grille or grate for drainage. Either […]

Preparing Your Commercial Pool for Summer

Preparing Your Commercial Pool for Summer

Once the holidays are done and gone, it’s time to start thinking about getting your pool ready for summer. Whether it’s an indoor or outdoor pool, here’s a handy checklist to get you started. Clean the pool. This is going to be a bigger job with outdoor pools than indoor ones. You want to vacuum […]