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Learning to Walk on a Slippery Surface Simulator

December 20, 2014

What’s the most effective way to avoid getting hurt in a slip-and-fall accident? Easy. Stay away from slippery surfaces. But what if that isn’t a feasible option? Maybe your office building has slick tile or marble floors that can cause you to lose your footing; or there aren’t enough floor mats to keep moisture off […]

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When Kitchen Disaster Strikes: 5 Worst Kitchen Spill Stories

December 18, 2014

You’ll probably never get to be in one of those exciting TV reality shows like “Survivor,” “The Amazing Race,” or “Big Brother.” And most people don’t find themselves in the dangers seen on shows like “The Deadliest Catch,” “Storm Chasers,” or “When Animals Attack.” But if you do any cooking at all, you might have […]

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Incidents Are Up of People Falling Down in Manufacturing Jobs

December 10, 2014

Throughout the history of the manufacturing sector, countless people have died on the job thanks to a variety of catastrophic events. In the early 20th century, it wasn’t uncommon for workers to perish in explosions, motor-vehicle collisions, or accidents involving heavy machinery or equipment. Thankfully, a host of workplace safety measures have drastically reduced the […]

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Dissension in the Ranks: The Problem of Fake Employee Injuries

December 8, 2014

Trust is a key component of building a prosperous business. It’s vital to develop trust between business owners and their vendors, suppliers, communities, and customers. But arguably the most important area of trust is between the business owner and his or her employees, since it usually takes a team effort to achieve success. Which is […]

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Does Your Business Have $1.3 Million Lying Around?

September 30, 2014

Obviously, you try to keep your business safe for customers. After all, the last thing you want to do is to have them slip and fall while they are inside your shop or office. That’s never good for business, right? But you may be underestimating the impact of what could happen if a slip-and-fall accident […]

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Hillary’s Fall: The Consequences of a Slip-and-Fall Accident

July 12, 2014

Falls are the most common type of accidents seen in the United States, even more so than motor vehicle crashes. About a million people are treated in American emergency rooms for injuries sustained from falls each year. Some people may believe that almost all of these accidents result in minor injuries such as bruises, lacerations, […]

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8 Facts About Slip and Falls

December 19, 2013

One of the staples of humor, especially slapstick comedy, is the slip and fall maneuver. Countless films, plays, and TV shows have trolled for laughs by having one or more characters pretend to engage in a full-fledged pratfall. Usually, these characters get up and act like they didn’t feel a thing. But the reality of […]

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12 Crazy Slip and Fall Statistics

April 9, 2013

When you watch small children, teens, or athletes for any length of time, you’ll notice that they tend to fall down fairly frequently; but they usually get right back up again. This may lead you to believe that falling is not a significant problem in terms of injury risk. But the reality is much, much […]

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Keeping Your Business as Safe as Possible

April 25, 2012
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Your place of business may seem to be a healthy and safe atmosphere for your workers and customers, but are you sure of that? According the United States Department of Labor, injuries and illnesses in the office are far from uncommon! The Bureau of Labor Statistics offers the latest numbers on their website from 2010 […]

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Spring Showers Don’t Have Anything on Our Mats

March 28, 2012
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April showers may bring May flowers, but if you are a business owner you may sometimes worry about how the weather outside can affect the safety of customers entering your doorway. As we approach the typical spring rainy season in many parts of the country, you want to make sure your customers are greeted with […]

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