Costs of slips, trips, and/or falls to both employer and employee can be quite substantial!
Costs to the employer may include:
Loss of productivity and business
Increased industrial insurance premiums
Costs associated with training replacement worker
Costs to the employee may include:
Lost wages and out-of-pocket expenses
Temporary or permanent disability
Reduced quality of life
According to the US Department of Labor, ‘most’ slip, trip, and/or fall incidents at work could be prevented! Investing in safety measures now, may significantly reduce employer costs; and, save employee’s expenses and risk of injury or even death!
As you review the safety measures you have in place; remember to review the flooring and matting in your establishment! Should you discover that you need assistance with your review, or need to purchase commercial flooring or matting, we can assist you!
Contact Facility Sourcing Direct; we continue to focus on enhancing the health and safety of employees & guests with floor mats, commercial flooring, and sustainable janitorial products!