Slips and Falls Responsible For Half Of All Workplace Traumatic Brain Injuries

Slips and Falls Responsible For Half Of All Workplace Traumatic Brain Injuries

The brain is a remarkable machine, the source of everything that makes us who we are. It is also remarkably fragile. A traumatic brain injury (TBI) can take away or alter a person’s personality and dramatically diminish their ability to communicate, process information, or remember things. A TBI can also steal a person’s ability to […]

Protecting Seniors From Catastrophic Slip and Fall Injuries

Protecting Seniors From Catastrophic Slip and Fall Injuries

Falls by actors and comedians on TV and in the movies have been the source of countless chuckles for generations. But in real life, falls are anything but a laughing matter. In fact, slip and fall accidents are deadly serious for hundreds of thousands of older Americans each year and are the leading cause of […]

Avoiding Costly Winter Slip and Fall Accident Claims

Avoiding Costly Winter Slip and Fall Accident Claims

2020 has been a challenging year for many businesses, yours among them probably. As the year mercifully comes to a close, the last thing you need is the cost and headache of a personal injury claim brought by a customer, client, or visitor who slips and falls on your property. But the snow, ice, and […]

Accident Statistics Every Gym Owner Should Know

Slips and Falls Responsible For Half Of All Workplace Traumatic Brain Injuries

A workout injury can happen to anyone, no matter your experience or fitness level. Even walking can cause an injury. 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. Gyms, just like other commercial businesses, have […]

Keeping Your Floors Ready for Spring Showers

Spring has officially sprung, and if you’re like many business owners in the United States, then you’re probably taking all precautions for the upcoming weather. Rainwater can be a safety hazard, leading to slips and falls. Ensure the safety of your employees and guests by keeping things dry. Slip-and-fall accidents are common and cause businesses […]

Preparing Your Public Pool for Summer

Preparing Your Public Pool for Summer

You never get a second chance to make a first impression. So, before your pool opens for the season, there a few things that you need to do. Here’s a handy checklist for you: Mats Do you have mats where they’re needed? In change rooms where it’s always wet or near showers? We have a […]

How to Improve Your Public Pool Safety

Preventing Accidents with Poolside Safety Mats

Let’s face it: there are a lot of ways to get hurt at a public pool. But there are also a lot of ways as a business you can prevent your customers and visitors from getting injured. So, before summer gets here, let’s review how to keep everyone safe. For locker room areas, we recommend […]

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 […]

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 […]