Avoid the Slip, Trip, and Falls Injuries Plaguing the Manufacturing Industry With Proper Floor Scrubbers

The presence of factories and the accompanying warehouses that store their products is continually increasing as more and more technology is in demand around the world. In many cases, so much emphasis is put on productivity and cost-efficient methods of operation that employee safety measures can be overlooked. There are around 7,000 warehouses in operation in the United States which … Read More

3 Ways Floor Scrubbing Equipment Benefits the Medical Industry

Across the country, thousands of hospitals, urgent care clinics and primary care doctors’ offices treat millions of patients each year. These health care centers all have one thing in common: they all have floors — and all these floors need to be cleaned in a safe, effective way to keep patients and employees healthy. That’s where floor scrubbing equipment comes … Read More

The 3 Most Frequently Asked Questions About Floor Scrubbers

Slips, trips and falls are one of the most prevalent workplace injuries — and cost employers a huge amount of money and lost productivity time. In fact, these incidents result in 95 million lost work days across the country and make up about 25% of all injury claims per year. Even scarier? Slips, trips and falls account for 15% of … Read More

Study Shows Food Industry Workers More Prone to Injury, Death

Workers in the food industry face higher rates of injury and death than workers in other industries, a new study has confirmed. According to Safety+Health magazine, the Emory University study found that food service workers are 60% more likely to become injured or ill while on the job. To determine this, researchers looked at data from 2008 to 2010 and … Read More

How the Health Care Industry Needs to Prepare for Increased OSHA Scrutiny

Health care employers, beware. OSHA is coming. In response to studies that have shown the rate of workplace injuries to be disproportionately high among health care workers, Thomas Galassi, Director of the Directorate of Enforcement for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), announced the agency will begin to crack down on the health care industry. On average, there are … Read More

This Pair of Robots Could Solve Warehouse Safety Problems for Personnel

Warehouse work is notorious for its hazards, even for the best personnel. In fact, a shocking 70% of warehouse injuries happen to experienced, well-trained employees. This is true even at online commerce packing warehouses responsible for collecting, sorting and delivering goods to customers. It’s estimated that the warehousing and storage industry sees as many as 15,000 workplace-related illnesses and injuries … Read More

Understanding the Different Types of Industrial Floor Scrubbers

Slips, trips and falls are the top causes of workplace injury. Over the last year alone, these incidents were responsible for 95 million lost days of work, and represent about 25% of all workplace injury claims each year. These injuries are especially common in warehouse environments, where there is a 75% greater-than-average injury rate. Because of the prevalence of these … Read More

Floor Cleaning Evolves

In Pre-Industrial England, most floor were hard earth which was extremely dusty and required regular sweeping. During those times, “brooms” were simply things like cornhusks, twigs, reeds, and other natural materials. Floor surfaces evolved over time, and a layer of sand was added to dirt floors. When litter piled up, the sand would get swept outside, and a new layer … Read More

Three Great Ways to Shape Up the Warehouse

The warehouse is one of the most accident-prone workplaces in which one can work. It’s estimated that about 5.5 warehouse injuries take place per 100 full-time warehouse workers; this translates to an incredible 15,000 workplace-related injuries and illnesses each year in just the warehouse industry alone. Luckily, it’s easier than you may think to keep your warehouse personnel safe from … Read More

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Have you ever hung around after a concert or sporting event and just looked at the arena? Globs of ketchup and mustard laced with relish, soda in all colors of the rainbow, popcorn, cotton candy, chocolate ice cream, and dubious sticky substances litter the floors. Yet, by the time the next event occurs, sometimes the very next day, the stadium … Read More