Planning Eco-Friendly Flooring Design

Green Workplace

Going green isn’t going anywhere. More businesses are opting for eco-friendly materials to outfit their commercial properties. Not only does this help reduce your carbon footprint, it communicates a strong message to potential employees, clients and customers – you take environmental issues seriously and you’re willing to go the extra step in creating a sustainable […]

3 Tips for a Fall-Free Autumn

Autumn in the city

Fall is right around the corner, bringing with it colder temperatures, leaves and cloudy skies. Inclement weather during seasonal changes presents increased risks for slip-and-fall accidents at work. Now is the time to get serious about floor safety, before In its annual Workplace Safety Index, Liberty Mutual reported American business owners lost $17.92 billion in […]

Construction Hazards and Staircase Safety

Construction Hazards

According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), nearly 6.5 million people work at approximately 252,000 construction sites across the United States. Unfortunately, fatal injuries – often due to construction hazards – affect the construction industry at disproportionate rates compared to all other job categories. Construction Hazards The top hazards for construction workers include falling from elevated […]

Running an Eco-Friendly Workplace

Green Workplace

Green building isn’t new. From offices to rental properties, more developers are going green to receive LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, certification and create sustainable contributions to the town landscape. The United States Green Building Council (USGBC) gives three different certification levels: Certified, Silver, Gold, and Platinum. Green Builds Jobs According to […]

Big and Small Stores Liable for Patron Falls

Minimizing the Risk of Slip and Fall Accidents

Earlier this summer, a woman sued the Kmart Corporation for negligence. After a painful trip, the woman said the store failed to take appropriate safety measures to prevent her from falling. Sharon Humphreys filed the complaint on May 24, alleging that she was seriously injured at a Charleston Kmart when she slipped and fell on […]

Why Opt for Floor Tiles?

Winter Product Spotlight: Garage Tiles with Diamond Treads

Carpet and other floor tiles are common in gyms, offices, airports and schools – but what makes these floors so popular? Easy installation, simple replacement and a virtually seamless look are a few of the many benefits to carpet tiles. Many homeowners and business owners are unaware that carpet tiles hold many possibilities, whether you’re […]

Are Your Office Floors Filthy?

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Face it: floors subject to hundreds of different shoes per day are bound to accumulate bacteria and dirt. Unless you’re consistently vacuuming or mopping throughout the day, keeping office floors clean on your own is virtually impossible. Instead of allowing germs and grime to spread across your office floors and potentially harm your employees, leave […]

Are Employers Responsible for Temporary Workers?

OSHA

Although temporary workers and independent contractors aren’t awarded salary or health benefits, they do have the right to be safe and healthy when working at your office or manufacturing center – no matter the duration of the job. Typically, both a staffing agency and host employer are responsible for complying with Occupational Health and Safety (OSHA) […]

How to Design a Compact, Efficient Home Gym

Home gym

If you’ve recently bought a home or transitioned into a new rental without a gym, you might be hesitant to pursue a costly gym membership. After all, the warmer weather during the summer season provides ample opportunity to step outside and move. However, July and August are two of the hottest months of the year, […]

Minimizing the Risk of Slip and Fall Accidents

Minimizing the Risk of Slip and Fall Accidents

Do you worry about the safety of your workspace and your employees’ health? Many business owners, property managers and facility specialists share the same concerns over the well-being of employees, customers and visitors, but being proactive can help diminish the probability of slip and fall accidents and the potential lawsuits that follow. Use the following […]