3 Slip and Fall Accident Tips for Businesses

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Slip and fall accidents aren’t just distressing – they can be deadly. More than 31,000 Americans died in 2014 due to falling, according to the National Safety Council (NSC). In the workplace, almost 600 people died and 47,000 were injured from a fall. While most slip and fall accidents are prevented with floor safety supplies, […]

Top 4 Mats for Snow Days

The meaning of ’Snow Day’ has transformed since the Polar Vortex hit. Now, it seems each week has a couple snow days, even if they don’t mean school delays and cancelations. We’re in the midst of an unseasonably cold and treacherous winter, which is why snow, ice, and accident prevention are on the minds of […]

Eagle Mat Spreads Awareness for Snow and Ice Management

Is your facility proactively managing snow and ice accumulation this winter? If not, you could be exposed to liability for the slips and falls that may result from poorly maintained parking lots, sidewalks, and other walkways. This winter, Eagle Mat and Floor Products is spreading awareness for snow-related accidents, offering Snow Management guides and special […]

Save on Our Best Selling Safety Products This Fall

This Fall, Eagle Mat and Floor Products announces a special on our most popular facility safety products. Shop custom-made commercial matting, crowd control, elevator pads, and much more, all reduced to industry-low prices. The Eagle Mat Fall Sale includes Free Shipping and a 100% Price Match Guarantee on all online orders, making this October your […]

Faking a Fall to Get a Reward

Are American business owners falling victim to elaborate slip-and-fall schemes? According to new reports released by the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB), businesses have seen an alarming increase in claims involving plaintiffs who have allegedly suffered injury from a slip, trip, or fall in a storefront. This alarming trend is perhaps best illustrated by the […]

5 Reasons to Create a Snow Management Plan

Although it is still autumn, the frigid months of winter are just around the corner. For businesses in the Northeast, Midwest, and Atlantic coastal regions of the United States, winter months pose a serious threat to business. In addition to the threat of inclement weather shutting down business operations, property managers also face heightened risk […]

Property Owners Beware: Slips and Falls Ranked #1 Legal Dispute in Real Estate

This month, the editors of the Eagle Mat Blog have been enthusiastic about sharing a new report that has property owners re-thinking the conventional wisdom of slip and fall accidents. The report, published as a case study by American insurance company CNA, takes a fresh look at the nature of slip and fall accidents. Viewing […]

Slip and Fall Accidents Are Leading Cause of Disputes in Real Estate Sector

A new report published by the Institute of Real Estate Management sheds new light on an old problem. According to 57% of real estate professionals, slip and fall accidents represent the single most costly type of business dispute encountered in 2008 (i). Moreover, 63% percent say issues raised by slip and fall accidents are among […]

Are Property Owners Liable for Mold and Mildew?

Property owners owe certain responsibilities to tenants and guests. One of the most important duties is to make tenants and guests aware of any dangers on the premises. Property owners must make reasonable efforts to repair such dangers so as to minimize the likelihood of injury. Numerous studies indicate that mold and mildew pose a […]