According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), floors and flooring materials contribute directly to more than 2 million fall injuries each year.
Fractures are the most serious consequences of falls and occur in 5% of all people who fall.
Slips and falls do not constitute a primary cause of fatal occupational injuries, but represent the primary cause of lost days from work.
85% of worker’s compensation claims are attributed to employees slipping on slick floors (Industrial Safety & Occupational Health Markets 5th edition)
22% of slip/fall incidents resulted in more than 31 days away from work (US Bureau of Labor Statistics (2002)
Compensation & medical costs associated with employee slip/fall accidents is approximately $70 billion annually (National Safety Council Injury Facts 2003 edition)
Underestimating floor safety risks and being unaware of high-risk walk zones within their buildings will expose employers to significant liability, medical costs, productivity losses, and damage to brand reputation, New Pig stresses, citing BLS data that same-level slip and fall accidents are the leading cause of workplace injuries.
Aug 24, 2017
Falls account for over 8 million hospital emergency room visits, representing the leading cause of visits (21.3%). Slips and falls account for over 1 million visits, or 12% of total falls.
Each year in the United States, one of every three persons over the age of 65 will experience a fall. Half of which are repeat fallers.
Falls happen for many reasons - unsteadiness, inadequate footwear, as well as slippery flooring. Let's reduce the risk however we can.
Falls represent 40% of all nursing home admissions and are the sixth leading cause of death among people aged 70 years or older.
We offer a long-lasting chemical treatment that creates an invisible, sophisticated tread design into the surface of hard mineral floors and porcelain/enamel bathtubs. We will not change the appearance of the floor or bathtub. Our product has been developed and proven for concrete, quarry tile, spanish tile, ceramic tile, glazed brick, marble, terrazzo, porcelain/enamel, and many other hard mineral surfaces.
It is not a film or a coating. Nor does it leave any chemicals, grit or residue on the surface of the floor or bathtub. Once a surface is treated, 100% of the solution is neutralized and then removed. This treatment is a clean process and will often leaves your looking cleaner and newer than when we started. Other than looking cleaner, your floors appearance will remain unchanged.
The process is simple. We will come to you and assess your floors with a test to measure the dynamic co-efficient of friction of your floors. We can then demonstrate how it works on a small area of your floor or a tile sample so you can see for yourself. If you like what you see, which we know you will, we will schedule a time to do the process with little or no interruption to your business or daily routine.
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