Why Install Floor Mats in a Rental Property?

Why Install Floor Mats in a Rental Property?

While commercial-grade floor mats are a common installation in offices, industrial workplaces, retail shops and restaurants, they also keep multi-family rental properties free of debris, moisture and bacteria. Practicing safety standards in an apartment complex is key, especially because tenants are long-term clients who expect a degree of security and management concern throughout their lease […]

Your Facility’s Winter Safety Checklist

Your Facility’s Winter Safety Checklist

This winter—and every winter—take time to survey your facility and surrounding property for potentially dangerous conditions. Remember that property owners owe a certain level of care to the guests who enter the property, and failure to take reasonable measures to keep things safe might trigger liability for accidents that occur. Proactive accident prevention is not […]

Picks from Our Editors: Prevent Slips This Winter

Winter is here, which means it’s time to think safety. Over the coming months, several key factors will play a large role in the formation of potential slip and fall accidents. Fortunately, accidents can be prevented with just a bit of planning and proactive maintenance. Use the resources below to ensure your facility is prepared […]

Eagle Mat Spreads Awareness for Slips, Trips, and Falls

This fall, Eagle Mat and Floor Products stands with the National Floor Safety Institute (NFSI) in spreading awareness for the danger posed by slips, trips, and falls in residential, commercial, and public settings. Earlier this year, the NFSI announced the formation of a new Slip-Fall Coalition to advance the conversation on slips and falls, the […]

Prevent Slippery Floors This Holiday Season

As the winter holiday season approaches, property owners are taking proactive measures to prevent slippery floors, keep entryways clear, prepare for bigger crowds, and anticipate inclement weather. And while the season typically marks year-high sales for most retail outlets, businesses must take care to ensure everyone’s safety in order to avoid accidents, injuries, and costly […]

NFSI Forms Slip-Fall Prevention Coalition

Workplace slip and fall accidents cost American businesses billions each year. In an effort to spread awareness for this growing problem, the National Floor Safety Institute (NFSI) has announced the formation of the Slip-Fall Coalition. The new network consists of NFSI Directors, members, and other non-member associations dedicated to preventing slips, trips, and falls in […]

Tips for Avoiding ADA Lawsuits

Slip and fall lawsuits are not the only thing property owners and facility managers must concern themselves with in 2014. According to reports issued by Facilitiesnet.com, there has been a rise in alleged violations against the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), each of which carries the cost of $5,000 or more. First created in 1990, […]

ADA Compliance, From the Ground Up

Since 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has set the foundation for equality in public and private workplaces, ensuring a safe and accessible work environment for all Americans. There are about 54 million Americans who have a disability, according to the latest figures gathered by the United States Census Bureau. That accounts for about […]

Editor’s Pick: Essential Readings on Fall Safety

With summer temperatures reaching 100 degrees in the Northeast and Midwest, fall safety preparedness is likely to be a distant thought for most American business owners. As the adage goes, however, An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. This week, our editorial team invites business owners to start thinking of fall safety […]

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 […]