5 Slip and Fall Dangers That Gym Mats Can Minimize

5 Slip and Fall Dangers That Gym Mats Can Minimize

You go to the gym to get in a good workout and keep in shape. But the very place you go to get and stay healthy can also lead to painful and debilitating slip and fall injuries that could put you on your back and off the treadmill for weeks or months on end. Gyms, […]

How to Prepare Your Business for Spring Showers

How to Prepare Your Business for Spring Showers

April showers may bring May flowers, but they also bring plenty of water into your place of business. People entering and leaving your building during or in the aftermath of spring rains are covered in moisture, from the umbrellas above their heads to the soles of their shoes to the pants, shirts, and jackets in […]

Going Down: Why Falls Are More Common While Descending Stairs

Going Down: Why Falls Are More Common While Descending Stairs

What goes up must come down. But when it comes to stairs, what comes down often winds up falling. Falls on stairs happen all the time, but they are much more common when descending a staircase than when climbing one. While the pull of gravity is undoubtedly a factor in falls while going down stairs, […]

Tragic Spinal Cord Injuries From Slips and Falls Upend Thousands Of Lives Every Year

Tragic Spinal Cord Injuries From Slips and Falls Upend Thousands Of Lives Every Year

Look around your facility. Those slippery surfaces that you see, that area by the door with snow, ice, and water being tracked in, the stairs without any treads – all of them can ruin someone’s life. That is because catastrophic spinal cord injuries are often the result of a slip and fall. In fact, slips […]

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 […]