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The Right Mat System Can Help You Avoid Slips and Falls

- January 21, 2020 by Guest Bloggers (View all posts by Guest)
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Slips and falls are leading causes of workplace injuries. So, what is it that is causing employees to slip and fall?  Slips result when there is not enough friction between a person’s footwear and the floor surface—the low friction is …  Read more …

Same Level Fall Prevention Series Part IV: Floor Matting

- July 19, 2018 by Brian Piñon, CSP (View all posts by Brian)
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Floor matting has long been recognized as an effective strategy to capture contaminants from footwear and provide an improved coefficient of friction near liquid sources. This blog will review the various types of matting and provide guidance for maximizing their …  Read more …

Don’t Fall for the Anti-Slip Myth

- January 20, 2018 by Guest Bloggers (View all posts by Guest)
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Problem: Slippery Floors Solution: Anti-Slip Footwear… Right? WRONG! Anti-Slip Footwear is only part of a full slip prevention plan. The anti-slip design is only functional if the sole is clean and well maintained and the floor surface is also properly …  Read more …

Taking Control of Frequency, Likelihood and Severity of Loss Exposures

- April 29, 2016 by Leslie Stoll, CSP, ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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What’s the most effective way to prevent an injury? Stop doing the activity that contributed to the injury. If only it were that simple!  While eliminating the risk of injury is possible for most businesses by outsourcing, modifying or removing …  Read more …