Proactive Accident Prevention: Entrances and Hallways

Accidents in the workplace can be prevented.  These incidents can be avoided with the proper proactive safety precautions that protect everyone in a work environment.  Mindful property owners and business take the time to assess the risks within their premises in order to take the necessary measures to promote a safe and protected facility.  Because […]

Risk Management Assessment for Manufacturers

Risk management is defined as the sufficient undertaking and handling of risks, which include identifying, analyzing, and prioritizing of potential situations that can lead to unfortunate incidents in the work place.  Several methods of risk management include transference of risk, avoidance, reduction of negative effects or diminishing probability of the risk, and sometimes acceptance of […]

Slip and Fall Accident Statistics

Slip and fall accidents can be damaging to a business.  It is estimated that over 70 billion dollars have been spent annually as compensation and medical costs for the victims.  According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 22% of slip and fall accidents result in at least 31 days of work missed by employees.  With […]

Make a Positive Impression with Retail Customers

Shoppers almost immediately form some sort of first impression upon entering a retail space. This impression can greatly affect their future shopping experience in a specific store. It can also mean the difference between whether or not they will return to spend additional money with the retail establishment. A large part of a shopper’s first […]

New Study: Identifying When Additional Slip Resistance is Needed

According to the 2009 study conducted by the Center for Disease Control (CDC), over 26.7% of Americans self-reported themselves as obese.  Approximately over 72.5 million adults in the United States suffer the risk of serious health conditions such as heart disease, heart disease, hypertension, stroke, type-2 diabetes, and specific types of cancer.  Aside from aggravated […]

Tips for Preventing Workplace Injuries

Manpower still remains as the most irreplaceable commodity in business.  Finding excellent workers is not an easy process.  It is in a company’s best interest to motivate and protect their employees.  The success and failure of any enterprise is closely linked to their employees’ satisfaction level.  Happy and healthy workers are productive workers. A company’s […]

Fall Product Spotlight: Wet Umbrella Bag Stands

Fall Product Spotlight: Wet Umbrella Bag Stands

The Fall Product Spotlight series has showcased a number of must-have facility safety products, each hand-selected and reviewed by the editors of the Eagle Mat Blog. This fall, we’ve explored safety essentials like carpet mats, recessed grill mats, and rubber stair treads, each of which helps to minimize the inherent danger of unpredictable fall weather […]

5 Best Ways to Improve Safety at Work

5 Best Ways to Promote Safety at Work

Striving to improve safety at work pays a number of dividends to business owners.  For one, a safe workplace enhances overall productivity.  Members of organizations that commit to employee safety feel more comfortable and confident in their environment, two key drivers towards efficient productivity.  Moreover, businesses that proactively seek to identify and prevent dangerous situations […]

Best Mats for Gas Stations

Durable Mats for Gas Stations

Rubber mats are in high demand for most retail outlets, and in no scenario is that more true than fuel dispensaries like gas stations.  Gas stations are heavily trafficked each and every day, and most locations adopt a 24/7 operating policy simply to fuel the seemingly never-ending demand for gasoline and other convenience items.   In […]

Slip-and-Falls More Likely Than Traffic Accidents

Slip-and-Falls More Common Than Traffic Accidents

Employees are nearly five times more likely to be injured in a slip-and-fall accident at work than in a highway accident reports Liberty Mutual, the now 3rd largest property and causality insurer in the United States.  Published in the 2010 Liberty Mutual Workplace Safety Index, this alarming statistic has business leaders reconsidering workplace safety and […]