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    Ten Slip and Fall Experts Weigh in on Accident Prevention

    Posted by Ryan Williams on Sep 7, 2016 7:00:00 AM

    We spoke to ten experts on slips and falls to hear their thoughts on the following topics:

    1. What is your top piece of advice for slip-and-fall prevention?
    2. With all the many feet of sidewalks, entrances, and loading docks at any given facility, how should a facility manager decide where to focus resources to prevent slip-and-fall accidents?
    3. Is there a facility you've seen that has a unique way of dealing with slip-and-fall issues?

    Below are their answers.

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    Topics: Safety, Slip and Fall

    Not all Mats are Created Equal: The Science of Entrance Matting

    Posted by Ryan Williams on Jul 28, 2016 7:00:00 AM

    Every facility manager knows the benefit of an entrance mat, but most don’t understand that all mats are not created equal. Using the wrong kind of mat at a location can still lead to slip and fall accidents, negating the purpose of having an entrance mat to begin with.  With managers of industrial/commercial facilities under greater amounts of pressure to reduce slip and fall accidents, not to mention minimize floor maintenance costs, knowing which mat to use for which location is critical.

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    Topics: Safety, Slip and Fall

    Here's How to Get a Grip on Slips and Falls

    Posted by Ryan Williams on Jul 7, 2016 7:00:00 AM


    It’s no secret that slips and falls can be costly to businesses and institutions. They lead to employees taking sick days and result in worker compensation claims, higher insurance premiums, and lawsuits, all of which can seriously harm your bottom line.

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    Topics: Safety, Slip and Fall