For Pools and Waterparks, Patron Safety is Paramount

For Pools and Waterparks, Patron Safety is Paramount

Across industries, few things are more important than the health and safety of the end user. In the recreation and hospitality industry, patrons’ health and safety takes on added importance since the use of amenities entails direct exposure to wet areas, chemicals, and other potential health risks. In this article, we explore the 3 primary […]

2016 Report: Slips and Falls Cost American Businesses $17 Billion

2016 Report: Slips and Falls Cost American Businesses $17 Billion

Each year, the Liberty Mutual Workplace Safety Index ranks the leading causes of non-fatal workplace accidents sustained by workers in the United States. In the 2016 report, statistics show that slip-related injuries cost American business owners an estimated $17.92 billion in total costs (i). All estimates in the report are gathered from a combination of […]

What is a Comfort Mat?

What is a Comfort Mat?

Comfort mats are designed to prevent stress, cramps, and muscle strain that may otherwise be felt when standing on a hard floor surface for many hours at a time. These mats are designed with comfort in mind, providing a soft compressible surface that allows the feet to sink-in for added ergonomic support. In doing so, […]

5 Must-Have Waterhogs for Spring

5 Must-Have Waterhogs for Spring

Waterhog floor mats are well-known among slip and fall safety professionals as an excellent tool for tough dirt, grime, and moisture control. To the layman, Waterhog mats likewise stand out for being heavily textured, firm, and colorful mats. They are implemented by a variety of businesses to achieve both safety and hygiene goals. From commercial […]

5 Essential Mats for Elevators

5 Essential Mats for Elevators

Elevator pads are a sure way to prevent accidental damage and high repair costs. In both passenger and freight elevators, these hanging wall pads provide a first line of defense against horizontal impacts. Mats for elevators are equally as essential, helping to keep elevator floors from accumulating unwanted scratches, nicks, and damage over years of […]

6 Reasons to Invest in Scraper Mats

6 Reasons to Invest in Scraper Mats

Rubber scraper mats are among the most effective products for controlling dirt and moisture accumulation. For most small to medium sized businesses, these indoor/outdoor rubber mats are the ideal combination of simplicity and function. Available in a wide array of sizes, scraper mats are best positioned just outside an entryway to aggressively stop dirt, grime, […]

Celebrate 2016 Agricultural Safety Awareness Program (ASAP) Week

Celebrate 2016 Agricultural Safety Awareness Program (ASAP) Week

This March, the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) celebrates the Agriculture Safety Awareness Program to raise awareness for the most important health and safety challenges faced by the industry. “For farmers and ranchers, agricultural safety is their best investment,” states representative from the AFBF. “The Farm Bureau’s Agricultural Safety Awareness Program promotes safety and health […]

6 Reasons to Upgrade Mats This Spring

6 Reasons to Upgrade Mats This Spring

Everyone knows that commercial floor mats are the simplest and most cost effective way to significantly reduce the chances of slip and fall injury. From entryway to interior hallway and manufacturing center, there is something to be gained through installation of commercial safety mats across nearly every walking surface. However, it is equally important to […]

Slips and Falls Are the Biggest Cause of ER Visits

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Each year, millions of Americans visit the Emergency Room (ER) after sustaining accidental injuries. Accidents happen to everyone, and the most common reasons for ER visits involve a range causes and objects, including bathtubs, chairs, and stairways. Looking at this list of top 10 reasons for ER visits can be extremely valuable for facility managers […]

Encouraging Employees to Stay Healthy at Work

Encouraging Employees to Stay Healthy at Work

Sitting is the new smoking, according to health experts. The slogan illustrates how a new culture of long work hours, especially among tech industry professionals, has created a sedentary “sitting culture” that is wreaking havoc on individuals’ health. The warning comes as American workers spend an increasing amount of time sitting at work, remaining sedentary […]