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. […]

The Best Floor Mats for Factory Workers

Floor Mats for Factory Workers

Slips, trips, and falls represent the most frequent cause of industrial accidents, and they are responsible for 15% of accidental deaths. There are lots of ways to cut down on this statistic with the addition of floor mats in your factory. Here are some of the ways you can use mats in your factory to […]

Popular Entrance Mat Materials

Popular Entrance Mat Materials

Entrance floor mats offer a variety of benefits to commercial businesses.  From accident prevention to décor, entrance mats help organizations to achieve goals in risk reduction, branding, interior design, and more.  Arguably, there is no lobby installation that offers greater functionality than these heavy-duty floor mats.  Today, entrance mats have come in various materials that […]

Commercial Doormats

Commercial Doormats

Commercial doormats are the first line of defense against the intruders known to turn a good facility bad. Rainwater, dirt, microbes, and other debris can penetrate the entryway every time a visitor is greeted by an open door. Commercial doormats are designed to stop these elements from entering, preventing the formation of puddles, mold, and […]

Crowd Control Best Practices

Crowd Control Best Practices

With Black Friday looming, businesses are preparing for unruly crowds and the potential for serious accidents. “OSHA urges retailers to take the time to adopt a crowd management plan,” states a press release and safety advisory issued by the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (for the full release, readers may visit the U.S. Department of […]

How to Clean Rubber Mats

How to Clean Rubber Mats

Rubber mats are among the most effective commercial mats. These products are ideal for a wide variety of businesses, ranging from commercial banks to retail outlets and commercial facilities of all sizes. In fall and winter months, rubber mats keep facilities clean and safe in at least 2 big ways: Exterior debris control. First, rubber […]

Will Following OSHA Laws Make Your Workplace Safe?

Will Following OSHA Laws Make Your Workplace Safe?

Although work-related injuries have dropped significantly since OSHA, or the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, was formed, industries and taxpayers still pay $200 billion per year toward workplace hazards. OSHA laws and regulations are intended to protect the American employee from harm or illness in the workplace. Unfortunately, many of the OSHA laws are outdated […]

Are You Smearing Soil in Your Entryway?

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Are you smearing soil around your entryway rather than properly removing it from the floor? If you’re using a standard mop, you’re just smearing the dirt around, no matter how clean it may look. Consider how mops work – you only rinse after multiple passes, which means each time you place the mop down, you’re […]

Summer Safety Checklist

Summer Safety Checklist

As the seasons change, so should your facility management strategies. After all, weather-related accidents that manage to infiltrate your interiors can cause slip and fall accidents, harmful air pollutants, and expensive interior damage. Consider the following summer occurrences, how they can compromise your facility’s safety standards, and what you can do to prevent related issues. […]

Planning for Spring Slip Resistance

Slip resistance refers to the friction needed to prevent one object from slipping along another. In the context of slip and fall accident prevention, slip resistance measures just how much friction is needed to prevent someone from loosing their footing on a walking surface. Common sense tells us that some walking surfaces are more prone […]