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 […]

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Accident Statistics Every Gym Owner Should Know

Did you know that every year 2 million American workers get hurt badly at their place of work? A single workplace accident can leave a big impact on your business. A business owners’ responsibilities include facility maintenance and preventative measures. Between the medical bills, the lost productivity, all the workers’ compensation paperwork, the costs are […]

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 […]

How to Handle an OSHA Inspection

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Since the inception of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), workplace injuries and deaths have dropped over 60 percent. OSHA provides an invaluable service to employees across the nation, but the rules and regulations set forth by the inspection agency are complex. And, an audit can be startling. Keeping OSHA laws and the broader […]

Homeowner Safety Tips

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Being a responsible homeowner comes with many duties: pay your mortgage on time if you’ve decided to take out a loan, call out for repairs when something is damaged, and take care of your utility bills each month. Many new buyers forget about the responsibility of keeping your home clean to eliminate safety hazards for […]

How do Slip and Fall Accidents Occur?

Slip and fall accidents

Slip and fall accidents are the no. 1 contributor to missed days from work, according to the National Floor Safety Institute (NFSI). These mishaps are also the leading cause of workers’ compensation claims. For employees ages 55 and older, slip and falls are the most prominent occupational injury. While it’s clear slip and falls are […]

For Pools and Waterparks, Patron Safety is Paramount

For Pools and Waterparks, Patron Safety is Paramount

Across industries, few things are more important than the health and safety of the end user. In the recreation and hospitality industry, patrons’ health and safety takes on added importance since the use of amenities entails direct exposure to wet areas, chemicals, and other potential health risks. In this article, we explore the 3 primary […]

Fatal Slips and Falls Increase 66% in Retail Industry

Data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor statistics paints a grim picture for the retail industry. From 2003 to 2012, the number of fatal workplace slip and fall accidents steadily increased by approximately 66% (i). The alarming increase applies to workplace slips, trips, and falls experienced by employees; these figures do not account for the […]