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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

How to Design a Compact, Efficient Home Gym

5 Slip and Fall Dangers That Gym Mats Can Minimize

If you’ve recently bought a home or transitioned into a new rental without a gym, you might be hesitant to pursue a costly gym membership. After all, the warmer weather during the summer season provides ample opportunity to step outside and move. However, July and August are two of the hottest months of the year, […]

Minimizing the Risk of Slip and Fall Accidents

Do you worry about the safety of your workspace and your employees’ health? Many business owners, property managers and facility specialists share the same concerns over the well-being of employees, customers and visitors, but being proactive can help diminish the probability of slip and fall accidents and the potential lawsuits that follow. Use the following […]

Summer Safety Checklist 2016

Tips for Pool Safety This Summer

Weather can majorly compromise the safety of your commercial space, whether you manage an office, retail shop or restaurant. Threatening factors which appear in the summertime might be relatively nonexistent during other times of the year, especially considering the high probability of summer storms. This season, review the following commercial space safety checklist to ensure […]