5 Tips to Combat Standing Fatigue at the Office

5 Tips to Combat Standing Fatigue at the Office

Some workplaces have employees that spend long hours standing. In some offices, this is a daily event, and in others these long hours standing wax and wane during the year depending on exterior events like tax season or holiday shopping or internal events like big sales or product deadlines. Whatever the reasons are that your […]

What are the Typical Costs of Workplace Accidents?

2012 Slip and Fall Accidents Cost Businesses $13 Billion

The New Year is right around the corner, motivating business owners and operators to assess the budget and calculate anticipated expenses for 2017. However, many companies fail to factor in the costs of workplace accidents. Worst case scenario, your business is at risk of closing if ample funds aren’t available to pay lawsuits, workers’ compensation […]

3 Tips for a Fall-Free Autumn

Floor mats for fall

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 […]

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) […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]