Tips for Preventing a Slip and Fall Lawsuit This Fall

Tips for Preventing a Slip and Fall Lawsuit This Fall

Autumn weather often brings trouble to building owners. Wet, slippery leaves attach to the bottom of guests’ shoes and scatter across floors, leaving hazardous messes that sometimes lead to slip and fall incidents. Aside from the emotional turmoil that an accident can cause a small business, financial troubles due to liability are also a concern. […]

Will Following OSHA Laws Make Your Workplace Safe?

Will Following OSHA Laws Make Your Workplace Safe?

Although work-related injuries have dropped significantly since OSHA, or the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, was formed, industries and taxpayers still pay $200 billion per year toward workplace hazards. OSHA laws and regulations are intended to protect the American employee from harm or illness in the workplace. Unfortunately, many of the OSHA laws are outdated […]

Even The Donald is Exposed to Slip and Fall Lawsuits

Even The Donald is Exposed to Slip and Fall Lawsuits

As most Americans are aware, Donald Trump announced his intention to run for President of the United States in 2016 just a few short months ago. He remains a highly controversial candidate, and the fact that he’s a celebrity in the spotlight means his corporate reputation is strongly scrutinized. Just like any other business owner, […]

Happy Mats

Happy Mats

Most savvy businesses owners understand the importance of floor matting for safety regulations. But, few understand just how mats can be used to improve the “happy factor” at work. Aside from preventing slips due to commercial and industrial spills, mats can improve the overall mood in your office when picked and placed strategically. Consider the […]

Best Mats for Industrial Manufacturing Centers

Best Mats for Industrial Manufacturing Centers

Industrial manufacturing centers produce a variety of goods, including fabricated metal, printing and publishing, stone, clay, glass, concrete, aerospace materials, furnishings, food and beverages, construction equipment, transportation devices, and wholesale goods. Given the magnitude and scope of these products, large machinery, assembly lines, and ample space is required to keep manufacturing flowing smoothly. But, with […]

Tips for Pool Safety This Summer

Tips for Pool Safety This Summer

Nothing is quite as refreshing as taking a dip into a cool pool after basking in the sun all day. Whether you are lucky enough to have a pool in your very own yard, or you swim at the nearest public facility, staying safe in these areas is of the utmost importance. Slip and fall […]

Do You Need a Runner Mat?

Do You Need a Runner Mat?

Business owners often wonder: Why invest in extra mats and runners, especially if I already have an outdoor mat? While outdoor mats are great at lessening the debris brought indoors, they are not full proof. The best facilities have both indoor and outdoor floor coverings. Consider the following reasons why you should incorporate runners in […]

Are You Smearing Soil in Your Entryway?

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Are you smearing soil around your entryway rather than properly removing it from the floor? If you’re using a standard mop, you’re just smearing the dirt around, no matter how clean it may look. Consider how mops work – you only rinse after multiple passes, which means each time you place the mop down, you’re […]

Preventing Slips on Stairways

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Slip, trip, and fall accidents are all too common in the workplace. STFs, as they are commonly referred to, compromise more than employees’ health. Employees or patrons who suffer an STF-related injury might experience long-term pain, permanent disability, depression, high medical expenses, or even death. Beyond physical injury alone, the cost of STFs to employers […]

Facilities Continue Renovating with Carpet Tiles

Facilities Continue Renovating with Carpet Tiles

Hardwoods and tiles are always a stylish option for facilities, but these slick materials present serious safety drawbacks. In fact, slips, trips and falls contribute to 15 percent of all accidental deaths, according to the Occupational Health & Safety Administration. These types of workplace injuries are also one of the top five causes of workers’ […]