Tis the Season for Slips and Falls

Slips and Falls

Santa Claus is coming to town. And along with his gifts and his sleigh, expect tons of ice, sleet, snow, slush, and freezing rain. Believe it or not, in 2014, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics in the US, there were “42,480 workplace injuries and illnesses involving ice, sleet or snow that required at […]

When Visibility Is Not Enough

When Visibility Is Not Enough

Each year, slip and fall accidents cost business owners upwards of several billion dollars. Employees and guests are almost always injured, sometimes fatally. And families are often left to deal with the emotional and economic hardship caused by such preventable accidents. At Eagle Mat and Floor Products, we are all about raising awareness for the […]

How to Prevent Slips on the 4 Most Common Types of Floors

Whether performing a risk assessment walk-through or simply evaluating the safety of your entryway, there are at least 4 unique flooring surfaces that will need to be accounted for. Certainly, there are dozens of different flooring materials out there, ranging from natural products to synthetic composites. These 4 are the most common, however, and are […]

Measure Wet COF to Prevent Slips

As spring weather continues to make it easier for people to enjoy public places, property owners are wise to turn their attention to the ways in which safety can be improved within major entryways and walkways. Though simple in concept, springtime slip and fall prevention can prove challenging for property owners because spring months are […]

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 […]

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 […]

Automatic Umbrella Wrappers, Available in August on Eaglemat.com

Automatic Umbrella Wrappers, Available in August on Eaglemat.com

This August, Eagle Mat and Floor Products will carry a new wet umbrella bag stand designed to make life easier for facility managers and guests alike. New and Improved. Our new line of Wet Umbrella Wrappers have been created with two goals in mind: Convenience, and effectiveness. The new umbrella wrappers feature an automatic wrapping […]

Prepare for Inclement Weather, Prevent Liability this Fall

With June in full swing and July rapidly approaching, facilities are wise to begin planning for the inclement weather that regularly hits the southern, Atlantic coastal, and northeastern regions of the United States during the summer and fall. Businesses along the Gulf Coast and South Florida coastline must use take particularly strong precautions, as the […]