Recipe For Disaster: Slips and Falls Are Constant Risks In Restaurants

Recipe For Disaster: Slips and Falls Are Constant Risks In Restaurants

When a busy restaurant kitchen is firing on all cylinders, with chefs, sous chefs, waiters, bussers, dishwashers, and other staff seamlessly working together, it can be a thing of beauty. But all of those people dashing around crowded areas full of food, liquids, and other items that can quickly end up on a wet, greasy, […]

Salon Slips and Falls Can Cause More Than A Bad Hair Day

Salon Slips and Falls Can Cause More Than A Bad Hair Day

A visit to a hair salon is supposed to be one of life’s little, recurring luxuries. Doing something nice for themselves, men and women alike enjoy the time spent in the chair, chatting with their stylist and letting them work their magic. While customers expect to leave a salon feeling good, all it takes is […]

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, […]

Avoiding Costly Winter Slip and Fall Accident Claims

Avoiding Costly Winter Slip and Fall Accident Claims

2020 has been a challenging year for many businesses, yours among them probably. As the year mercifully comes to a close, the last thing you need is the cost and headache of a personal injury claim brought by a customer, client, or visitor who slips and falls on your property. But the snow, ice, and […]

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, […]