With summer clearly behind us, and inclement weather on its way, if you haven’t already, it is time to start putting in place proper floor safety precautions for your building and reminding your employees so they are aware of any changes.
According to OSHA (U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety & Health Administration) slips, trips and falls account for 15% of all accidental deaths, and are second only to motor vehicles as a cause of fatalities.
Many of these accidents are avoidable if the following safety procedures are in place:
Since it’s getting dark earlier and remaining dark later, here are some additional precautionary reminders to think about:
Simply following the guidelines above and reminding your employees and vendors (starting with hiring a competent janitorial company in Kalamazoo) of your safety precautions, policies, and making them aware of any changes at your facility will help minimize any unnecessary slip and fall accidents this winter.