Category Archives: Safety in Public Places

The Consequences of Slip and Fall Accidents

Every business wants to keep accidents to a minimum for both employees and customers to avoid increased insurance premiums, workers’ comp claims, and lost productivity. More than anything, though, businesses want to prevent accidents to reduce the physical and mental pain and suffering that result from injuries. Although they seem harmless,[…] Read More →

Now Playing: How to Avoid Slip-and-Fall Injuries in Movie Theaters

Even in an age of on-demand entertainment, where just about anything can be accessed online 24/7, movie theaters are still popular destinations for both young and old. Kids look forward to seeing the latest flick featuring their favorite superheroes and adults get excited about the newest thriller or maybe a[…] Read More →

Slips, Trips, and Falls Cause Injuries, Cost Money for Hospitals

If asked to name an industry prone to on-the-job injuries and illnesses, many people might think of construction or manufacturing. Most wouldn’t think of the medical field, yet OSHA lists the number of injuries and illnesses recorded for hospitals as almost double that of private industry in its entirety. In 2011, the[…] Read More →

Six Ways to Prevent Slip-and-Fall Injuries at the Gym

Whether you are a dedicated athlete or a weekend warrior, you are no doubt familiar with many common exercise injuries – sprains, strains, and torn muscles chief among them. However, a trip to the gym or fitness center can end in a trip to the hospital if certain safety standards aren’t met or are ignored.[…] Read More →