7 Tips to Minimize Accident Risks in the Office

7 Tips to Minimize Accident Risks in the Office

Slips, trips, and falls cause 15 percent of accidental deaths. And one million Americans will suffer a slip, trip or fall injury this year. There are some really simple things you can do to lower this and other accident risks at the office. Here are seven tips to get you started: Put down some mats. […]

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 […]

How to Create a Workplace Risk Assessment

How to Create a Workplace Risk Assessment

A Workplace Risk Assessment is a document that outlines what risks there are at your specific place of business, what problems those risks can create, what the probability is that something bad will happen, what you plan to do to mitigate the risk, and a follow-up section on how your plan is working or could […]

Preparing Your Commercial Pool for Summer

Preparing Your Commercial Pool for Summer

Once the holidays are done and gone, it’s time to start thinking about getting your pool ready for summer. Whether it’s an indoor or outdoor pool, here’s a handy checklist to get you started. Clean the pool. This is going to be a bigger job with outdoor pools than indoor ones. You want to vacuum […]

Reasons to Upgrade Your Mats This Fall

Upgrade Your Mats This Fall

Slips, trips, and falls are 100% preventable, and they cost businesses about a sobering $1 billion dollars per year. Here are the best reasons to upgrade your mats right now. Get Ahead of the Weather. In the US—if you’re not in the path of a hurricane–the weather is still pretty mild right now. Get your […]

Measuring for Elevator Pads: An Instructional Video

How to Install Elevator Wall Studs

When buying elevator pads, you need to know the exact measurement of the walls of the elevator. You can measure the dimensions by simply using a measuring tape. When it comes to the thickness of the elevator pads, you must evaluate what type of cargo is usually transported.  Watch as our team explains the best way […]

Tips for Improving Office Ergonomics

Tips for Improving Office Ergonomics

The old expression, “happy wife, happy life” could easily apply to the office, as in “happy employees, happy boss” even if it doesn’t rhyme. Why? Because happy employees are more productive, and more productive employees spell greater profits. There are some easy ways to make your employees happier. Improving employee comfort will improve office efficiency. […]

Prepare for Busy Shopping Days in 2017

Prepare for Busy Shopping Days in 2017

Get ready. The big holidays are coming soon, and with them are the biggest shopping days of the year. Plan for these predicted dates: Friday, November 24 Saturday, December 23 Saturday, December 16 Tuesday, December 26 Saturday, November 25 Friday, December 22 Saturday, December 9 Saturday, December 2 Saturday, December 30 Thursday, December 21 If […]

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 […]

How do Slip and Fall Accidents Occur?

Slip and fall accidents

Slip and fall accidents are the no. 1 contributor to missed days from work, according to the National Floor Safety Institute (NFSI). These mishaps are also the leading cause of workers’ compensation claims. For employees ages 55 and older, slip and falls are the most prominent occupational injury. While it’s clear slip and falls are […]