Falls are a common occurrence that could leave customers in bad shape. It’s important that businesses put anti-fatigue mats and/or anti-slip mats at their front entrance, as people can easily bring in water and mud off their shoes, making it a danger for anyone else who enters. Check our selection of entrance mats for a variety of options.
Be sure to put an absorbent mat at the front of your business, so anyone’s shoes that are wet will not bring in additional moisture to the company floors. Our Guzzler Inside Entrance Mat is designed to absorb liquid and provide a place to clean off shoes as they walk in the shop.
According to the National Federation of Independent Business, the most common areas in the office that people can fall include places with high foot traffic, restrooms and entrances. From the outside of a workplace, falls are most commonly occur on car bumper stops, paved areas, handicapped ramps, stairways and front steps. Managers should be on extra alert for these areas, frequently putting up caution signs in order to warn customers coming in.
For the outdoor entry way of your business, we have an extended variety of outdoor entrance mats.
You want to make sure you’re doing everything in your power to prevent your customers, or even your employees, from falling on your premise. According to the National Safety Council, falls were responsible for more than 25,000 deaths in 2009. Additionally, see if there are certain customers who need assistance on particularly slippery surface areas. Helping someone maintain their balance can go a long way for your business.
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