Wet Area Floor Mat 101

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Did you know that, according to the National Safety Council, slips, trips, and falls are the third leading cause of unintentional death in the US, accounting for 32K deaths in 2013? Did you know that, according to WHO, falls are the second leading cause of death worldwide? One look at those sobering statistics, and it’s […]

Wet Floors Are More Serious Than You May Think

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Wet floors are a serious commercial safety hazard that, unfortunately, don’t get the publicity they require. You may hear about the latest slip and fall lawsuit between a customer and major consumer-based brand. But, do you stop and consider your own public or occupational facility every time? Or, like the thousands of other business owners […]

3 Springtime Workplace Safety Hazards to Avoid

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The spring season is on the horizon, prompting many business owners to reanalyze current and potential workplace safety hazards. As weather fluctuates, new issues that create unsafe or unhealthy commercial environments arise. It’s important to consider how the change of seasons impacts your current workplace and what steps you can take to avoid potential pitfalls. […]

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 […]

Indoor Doormats for Commercial Businesses

Indoor Doormats for Commercial Businesses

Indoor doormats are essential when it comes to promoting safety and hygiene at your place of business. Indoor doormats are the first line of defense with which shoes and other debris come into contact. When the right doormats are selected, a majority of moisture and microbes can be effectively contained before ever having the chance […]

5 Accident Statistics Every Gym Owner Should Know

5 Accident Statistics Every Gym Owner Should Know

It’s no secret that exercise-related accidents are common in gyms and recreational centers. Liability releases are a standard part of nearly every gym membership agreement, and most patrons accept responsibility for their own safety while using weights, machines, and other amenities. Nevertheless, accident prevention must be a conscious part of business culture in order to […]

For Pools and Waterparks, Patron Safety is Paramount

For Pools and Waterparks, Patron Safety is Paramount

Across industries, few things are more important than the health and safety of the end user. In the recreation and hospitality industry, patrons’ health and safety takes on added importance since the use of amenities entails direct exposure to wet areas, chemicals, and other potential health risks. In this article, we explore the 3 primary […]

What is a Comfort Mat?

What is a Comfort Mat?

Comfort mats are designed to prevent stress, cramps, and muscle strain that may otherwise be felt when standing on a hard floor surface for many hours at a time. These mats are designed with comfort in mind, providing a soft compressible surface that allows the feet to sink-in for added ergonomic support. In doing so, […]

Q&A: Property Liability for Homeowners

Q&A: Property Liability for Homeowners

As a homeowner, safeguarding your property from potential liabilities is vital for you and your family’s emotional and financial wellbeing. While you may not see as much foot traffic as a small business or retail shop, your guests’ safety is your responsibility as soon as they step on your property. And with Halloween quickly approaching, […]

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 […]