Category: Flooring

slips, trips, and falls

Slips, Trips, and Falls: Some Effective Interventions

According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), slips, trips, and falls constitute the majority of general industry accidents—and the vast majority are actually falls on the same level, not 30-foot falls from a roof or some other height. Falls cause 15% of all accidental deaths, and are second only to motor vehicles as […]

slips, trips, and falls

An Expert’s Advice to Stop the Slip at Your Facility

We’ve had our first measurable snowfall here in the northeast, and there’s been wet weather across much of the country. While wet floors are only one component, it’s always good to revisit the problem, as slips, trips, and falls can be a perpetual thorn in the side of facilities management professionals. The hazard is so […]

Don’t Slip Up on Fall Prevention

In 2014, falls accounted for 32,000 deaths, making it the third leading cause of unintentional death in the United States, according to the National Safety Council’s 2016 Injury Facts®. In general industry, slips, trips, and falls cause the most injuries and comprise 15% of accidental deaths, and in the construction industry, they are the leading […]