7 Tips to Minimize Accident Risks in the Office

7 Tips to Minimize Accident Risks in the Office

Slips, trips, and falls cause 15 percent of accidental deaths. And one million Americans will suffer a slip, trip or fall injury this year. There are some really simple things you can do to lower this and other accident risks at the office. Here are seven tips to get you started: Put down some mats. […]

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 […]

Watch Where You Step, Please: Stair Treads

How to Select & Install Beautiful Stair Treads

According to the National Safety Council, in the United States, there are one million accidents each year involving stairs. Falling in or near the stairs is second only to car accidents for leading causes of accidental injury. So, when you’re making your business safer for everyone in every room, don’t forget the stairs. And do […]

Hazardous Gym Zones to Inspect This Spring

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Beach season is right around the corner, motivating more people to hit their nearest exercise or wellness center. While an influx of new members looking to get in shape is an exciting revenue boost for gym owners, more visitors could potentially increase the risk of accidents and injuries at your wellness facility. Conducting a comprehensive […]

Making Your Business Safer for Everyone Involved

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Safe workplaces aren’t just about mitigating lawsuits and reducing financial liabilities. Businesses should take an active approach toward workplace safety because it’s the right thing to do, first and foremost. An accident at work doesn’t just affect the person involved – it has negative emotional and efficiency consequences on everyone in your organization. Making all […]

3 Slip and Fall Accident Tips for Businesses

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Slip and fall accidents aren’t just distressing – they can be deadly. More than 31,000 Americans died in 2014 due to falling, according to the National Safety Council (NSC). In the workplace, almost 600 people died and 47,000 were injured from a fall. While most slip and fall accidents are prevented with floor safety supplies, […]

How to Exercise Winter Floor Safety During Snowy Weather

5 Reasons to Create a Snow Management Plan

To quote the universally popular television series Game of Thrones: Winter is coming. While the fictional characters of Westoros don’t face premise liability, winter weather conditions in the real world create serious hazards for employees and patrons alike. It’s time to stop living in fantasy and get serious about winter floor safety. The National Oceanic […]

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 […]

Are STFs Threatening your Workplace?

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Slip, trips and falls, also commonly referred to as STFs, have the potential to impair the physical and emotional safety of your employees. Those who suffer from a STF-related injury are not just subject to bodily pain following an accident, but can also experience depression from the injury itself or the medical expenses that follow. […]

Happy Mats

Happy Mats

Most savvy businesses owners understand the importance of floor matting for safety regulations. But, few understand just how mats can be used to improve the “happy factor” at work. Aside from preventing slips due to commercial and industrial spills, mats can improve the overall mood in your office when picked and placed strategically. Consider the […]