Comfort Creates a Foundation for Workplace Safety

Comfort Creates a Foundation for Workplace Safety

Fatigue and overexertion are leading causes of accidental injury in the American workplace, accounting for at least $13.61 billion in direct costs in 2008 alone (i). With this statistic in mind, it’s clear to see that employers have much to gain by investing in employee comfort. With increased comfort comes decreased fatigue, an essential component […]

Floor Safety Inspections at the Office

Floor Safety Inspections at the Office

Employers may not realize that regular inspection of flooring is essential for keeping the floors safe. The US Department of Labor makes it clear that good housekeeping makes for good safety. But there’s more to it than just housekeeping. Keeping the floors clean is one thing, but there are other things that need an inspection, […]

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 […]

5 Tips to Combat Standing Fatigue at the Office

5 Tips to Combat Standing Fatigue at the Office

Some workplaces have employees that spend long hours standing. In some offices, this is a daily event, and in others these long hours standing wax and wane during the year depending on exterior events like tax season or holiday shopping or internal events like big sales or product deadlines. Whatever the reasons are that your […]

Spring Cleaning at the Office

Spring Cleaning at the Office

The first day of spring is March 20, 2019, or about a month away. Many of us are still snowed under and hoping our power doesn’t go out. But some of us are beginning to see a few signs of spring, a few gentle reminders that the weather is going to improve shortly. Maybe when […]

Your Corporate Wellness Action Plan

Your Corporate Wellness Action Plan

A Corporate Wellness Action Plan is something that wasn’t very important 20 or 30 years ago. But with increasing numbers of Millennials coming into the workplace—a younger generation that views the workplace as a reflection of its own values—a Corporate Wellness Action Plan is pretty standard today. So, what should be included in a Corporate […]

Winter Storm Preparedness for 2019

Winter Storm Preparedness for 2019

There are tons of things you can do to prepare your place of business for winter. We’re going to give you a handy list of some super easy ideas that will really make a difference and make everyone safer. Get some mats.  Seriously. Accidents, like falling down or slipping on a wet floor, are more […]

Watch Where You Step, Please: Stair Treads

Stair Treads

According to the National Safety Council, in the United States, there are one million accidents each year involving stairs. Falling in or near the stairs is second only to car accidents for leading causes of accidental injury. So, when you’re making your business safer for everyone in every room, don’t forget the stairs. And do […]

Improving Safety in Multi-Tenant Spaces

multi-tentant spaces

We always remind you that accidents at the workplace are expensive. Each slip, trip, or fall incident at the workplace costs the employer an average of $40,000. Owning or managing a multi-tenant space is a big responsibility. So, today, as we head into winter we’d like to give you some hints on improving safety in […]