How to Choose the Perfect Floor Mat

How to Choose the Perfect Floor Mat

If you’re new to commercial floor mats, there’s an art and a science to selecting the right ones. Essentially, you’ll want to consider the following: Where is the mat going? (or where should it be placed?) How much traffic will it get? What kind of traffic will it get? What type of dirt or water […]

The Differences Between Mats, Rugs, and Carpets

The Differences Between Mats, Rugs, and Carpets

Some people use the words “mat,” “rug,” and “carpet” interchangeably, while other people are not clear on exactly what the differences are—if any. We’re going to explain the differences to you here… Mats Mats are typically the smallest of the three, although there are giant mats, too. Mats are manufactured for a specific purpose, depending […]

What Are Heavy Duty Commercial Floor Mats?

The Differences Between Mats, Rugs, and Carpets

Heavy duty commercial floor mats are any of the commercial mats that are designed for high-traffic areas. “Heavy duty” just means the mats are designed and manufactured for hard use in commercial applications. These mats come in different categories, so let’s take a look at some of them. Entrance Mats These are all heavy duty […]

Best Floor Mats for Hotels

Best Hotel Floor Mats

The best hotel floor mats are high-performance mats at every entrance to the building that is at least four feet long. This is so important that the Green Building Council and the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) system offer points just for having good-quality mats at the entrance. And think about it. Hotels […]

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 […]

How to Create a Workplace Risk Assessment

How to Create a Workplace Risk Assessment

A Workplace Risk Assessment is a document that outlines what risks there are at your specific place of business, what problems those risks can create, what the probability is that something bad will happen, what you plan to do to mitigate the risk, and a follow-up section on how your plan is working or could […]

Winter Is Here: Top 3 Reasons to Have High-Quality Mats

Having proper mats is important all year round. But it’s especially important in the winter when slips, trips, and falls skyrocket. It’s also surprising to note that 70 percent of these falls are on level ground. If you’re going to get mats for your business premises, then get good ones. High-quality mats look better, last […]

Tis the Season for Slips and Falls

Slips and Falls

Santa Claus is coming to town. And along with his gifts and his sleigh, expect tons of ice, sleet, snow, slush, and freezing rain. Believe it or not, in 2014, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics in the US, there were “42,480 workplace injuries and illnesses involving ice, sleet or snow that required at […]

Improving Safety in Multi-Tenant Spaces

multi-tentant spaces

We always remind you that accidents at the workplace are expensive. Each slip, trip, or fall incident at the workplace costs the employer an average of $40,000. Owning or managing a multi-tenant space is a big responsibility. So, today, as we head into winter we’d like to give you some hints on improving safety in […]

Winter Weather Snow Safety

Winter Weather Snow Safety

Winter is just beginning in the United States, and some areas will be receiving plenty of snow. Now is not a good time to be complacent about your office safety. Remember that slips, trips, and falls are a major hazard. Each slip, trip, or fall incident at the workplace costs the employer an average of […]