What Is the Best Way to Care for Wet Umbrellas?

What Is the Best Way to Care for Wet Umbrellas?

We might have an extra day this month (happy Leap Year!), but February is still the shortest month of the year. March will be here soon, which means a shift will occur in weather and relative safety needs. Prepare for the winter thaw and the rainstorms that accompany early spring months. Anticipate wet umbrellas, and […]

6 Things to Do in the Wake of a Storm

6 Things to Do in the Wake of a Storm

A massive snowstorm blanketed the Eastern Seaboard over the weekend, showering more than 3 feet of snow in some areas. This time lapse of Washington D.C. during the storm shows the extent to which this enormous blizzard caused a standstill in our nation’s capital. In the wake of the weekend’s massive snowstorm, businesses along the […]

Sarasota Storms Prompt Businesses to Prepare for Tornado Safety

Sarasota Storms Prompt Businesses to Prepare for Tornado Safety

Tornados in Sarasota, Florida made national headlines over the weekend. Storms touched down near Siesta Key and Duette between 3 and 4am on Sunday, causing serious damage to trees, buildings, and homes in the area. At least 2 residents lost their lives during Sunday’s storm, according to the Associated Press. El Niño has triggered unusual […]

Who Is Liable for Icy Sidewalks and Parking Lots?

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 […]

Free Shipping on All Garage Mats This Winter

Free Shipping on All Garage Mats This Winter

This winter, Eagle Mat and Floor Products invites shoppers to retrofit garages, work shops, and basements with durable garage mats and tiles. Improve comfort, insulate floor surfaces, and protect against excessive wear and tear with the industry’s leading matting and tile products. All winter long, all online orders qualify for free shipping as well as […]

Planning for a Rainy Winter

Planning for a Rainy Winter

Business owners across the United States are seeing a unique winter, to say the least. It is clear that winter 2015-16 has been significantly impacted by El Niño, a weather phenomenon that causes warming throughout the Pacific. Weather experts attribute this winter’s higher-than-average temperatures and precipitation to El Niño, warning that southern states are at […]

Pairing Waterhog Runners with Half Ovals This Winter

Pairing Waterhog Runners with Half Ovals This Winter

It’s easy to justify focusing on slip and fall prevention during the winter. No other time of year has more factors known to contribute to injuries among both employees and guests. For instance, holiday sales are known to draw big crowds of (sometimes frenzied) shoppers that rush, push, and elbow their way into stores, down […]

Crowd Control Best Practices

Crowd Control Best Practices

With Black Friday looming, businesses are preparing for unruly crowds and the potential for serious accidents. “OSHA urges retailers to take the time to adopt a crowd management plan,” states a press release and safety advisory issued by the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (for the full release, readers may visit the U.S. Department of […]

Top Eagle Mat Resources for Safety on Black Friday

Top Eagle Mat Resources for Safety on Black Friday

With November nearly half over, retailers are beginning to prepare storefronts for Black Friday. Each year, property owners balance shopper enthusiasm with the need for safety to ensure a smooth and injury-free event for all in attendance. This year, the editors of the Eagle Mat Blog invite business owners to review the following tips on […]

Prevent Slips and Falls with Tough Mats for Winter

Prevent Slips and Falls with Tough Mats for Winter

Winter months bring a unique set of challenges that must be faced by property owners and facility managers. First and most obvious, winter is a time when snow, sleet, and freezing rain can make even well covered walkways dangerous to cross. The holiday shopping season adds to the potential danger, sending crowds of (sometimes aggressive) […]