Watch Where You Step, Please: Stair Treads

Stair Treads

According to the National Safety Council, in the United States, there are one million accidents each year involving stairs. Falling in or near the stairs is second only to car accidents for leading causes of accidental injury. So, when you’re making your business safer for everyone in every room, don’t forget the stairs. And do […]

Waterhog Mats to the Rescue

3 Best Reasons to Choose Waterhog Floor Mats

In November of 2018, looking at the statistics for the past 100 years, precipitation was above average across the US, with some areas on the east coast having record-setting highs. While some areas also have plenty of rain in the spring, the problem with winter precipitation is that it’s extra slippery because of snow, sleet, […]

Tis the Season for Slips and Falls

Slips and Falls

Santa Claus is coming to town. And along with his gifts and his sleigh, expect tons of ice, sleet, snow, slush, and freezing rain. Believe it or not, in 2014, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics in the US, there were “42,480 workplace injuries and illnesses involving ice, sleet or snow that required at […]

Improving Safety in Multi-Tenant Spaces

multi-tentant spaces

We always remind you that accidents at the workplace are expensive. Each slip, trip, or fall incident at the workplace costs the employer an average of $40,000. Owning or managing a multi-tenant space is a big responsibility. So, today, as we head into winter we’d like to give you some hints on improving safety in […]

Winter Weather Snow Safety

Winter Weather Snow Safety

Winter is just beginning in the United States, and some areas will be receiving plenty of snow. Now is not a good time to be complacent about your office safety. Remember that slips, trips, and falls are a major hazard. Each slip, trip, or fall incident at the workplace costs the employer an average of […]

Get Ready for the Busiest Shopping Days of 2018

Get Ready for the Busiest Shopping Days of 2018

The predicted busiest shopping days for 2018 are in. And in this group, Black Friday is predicted to be the one busiest shopping day of the year. Here are the dates: Friday, November 23 – Black Friday Saturday, December 22 – Super Saturday Saturday, December 15 Sunday, December 23 Saturday, November 24 Saturday, December 8 […]

3 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Commercial Matting Products

Floor Safety

In recent months, the Eagle Mat Blog has covered numerous ways in which commercial floor mats are a vital component to the safety and cleanliness of most business operations.  In last week’s article, we covered many of those operational benefits in an article titled Top 5 Matting Products for Your Business.  Today, we would like to […]

The Beauty of Rubber Mats

Rubber Drainage Mat

Rubber has been used for thousands of years, and there are reasons for that. It’s eco-friendly, coming from the liquid latex that flows from trees. It’s naturally durable and long-lasting, and it is very elastic giving it tons of everyday uses. Rubber can also be processed with Sulphur through vulcanization, which makes it even stronger. […]

Green Flooring Solutions

If you’re eco-minded, we have plenty of flooring solutions for you that are green. You can improve the look and safety of your business and still be mindful of the environment. Let’s take a look at just a few of the mats and floor products for the eco-minded among us. Waterhog ECO Premier. This Waterhog […]

Quick Guide to Using Mats for Floor Safety

Floor Safety

Because slips, trips, and falls, are such a major problem for businesses, costing around $1 billion dollars per year (which we remind you of regularly), the National Floor Safety Institute issued a Guide in 2012 on Standards for Commercial Entrance Matting. This guide is so good, that we decided to summarize it for you here. […]