Slippery When Wet

Slippery When Wet!

It is no
doubt that slippery surfaces are all around us. Why do you think the wet floor
sign is so popular? These areas are potential hazards to everyone walking on or
near them. Customers and employees may be injured by falling injuries.

According to
the U. S. Department of Labor, slips, trips and falls make up a majority of industry
accident. This includes 15% of all accidental deaths. Most trips, slips and
falls can be prevented.

Quick tips:

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    Clean floors with water and liquids
    during the night when no one is working
  • ·        
    Clean spills and contaminates immediately
    after they are discovered
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    Use mats to cover up slippery
  • ·        
    Comply with manufacturer’s directions
    when cleaning a surface
  • ·        
    Quickly repair uneven sections
  • ·        
    Educate about proper shoe selection
  • ·        
    Give a warning when a hidden step is
    coming up
  • ·        
    Keep walkways in good condition
  • ·        
    Provide adequate lighting
  • ·        
    Install proper floors to assure

In case of
an unfortunate accident be sure to have proper Workers' Compensation insurance.
This will provide you with the peace of mind that if you are a worker you will
be covered and if you are an employer that your worker will be healed. Also
look into buying Connecticut Health Insurance to be sure you are covered.