How to Exercise Winter Floor Safety During Snowy Weather

5 Reasons to Create a Snow Management Plan

To quote the universally popular television series Game of Thrones: Winter is coming. While the fictional characters of Westoros don’t face premise liability, winter weather conditions in the real world create serious hazards for employees and patrons alike. It’s time to stop living in fantasy and get serious about winter floor safety. The National Oceanic […]

Homeowner Safety Tips

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Being a responsible homeowner comes with many duties: pay your mortgage on time if you’ve decided to take out a loan, call out for repairs when something is damaged, and take care of your utility bills each month. Many new buyers forget about the responsibility of keeping your home clean to eliminate safety hazards for […]

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, […]

Your Facility’s Winter Safety Checklist

Your Facility’s Winter Safety Checklist

This winter—and every winter—take time to survey your facility and surrounding property for potentially dangerous conditions. Remember that property owners owe a certain level of care to the guests who enter the property, and failure to take reasonable measures to keep things safe might trigger liability for accidents that occur. Proactive accident prevention is not […]

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 […]

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 […]

Q&A: Property Liability for Homeowners

Q&A: Property Liability for Homeowners

As a homeowner, safeguarding your property from potential liabilities is vital for you and your family’s emotional and financial wellbeing. While you may not see as much foot traffic as a small business or retail shop, your guests’ safety is your responsibility as soon as they step on your property. And with Halloween quickly approaching, […]

Prevent Slips and Falls This Halloween with Weatherproof Mats

Prevent Slips and Falls This Halloween with Weatherproof Mats

Did you know that if a trick-or-treater falls on your doorstep this Halloween, you could be liable for their injuries? With stormy Autumn weather approaching, protecting your home or business from slip and fall accidents is even more pertinent than usual. Without the proper precautions, your doorstep could become an unknowingly dangerous surface for trick-or-treaters. […]

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. […]