Research and analysis proves that of all the accidents that can take place in the workplace environment, slips and falls are the most prevalent. To the mind, slips and falls might not seem like a big deal. As a matter of fact, there are popular television shows that have made a living playing video of people falling all the time, because its audience finds it hilarious and trivial. However, business owners will tell you that an accidental slip and fall in the workplace is no laughing matter. In fact, there have been several expensive lawsuits brought against companies that involved slip and falls, and a company’s inability to protect its employees or place proper signage or inhibitors to prevent a slip and fall from happening. Fortunately, there are steps business owners can take to prevent slips and falls from taking place, and the main step is installing slip resistant tapes to improve workplace safety.
Slip resistant tapes create a friction on the floor when walking across it, giving your footing traction when moving through a room. This is especially important if there has been an accumulation of liquid and condensation while trying to move fast through a room, hallway, or corridor. Concerning workplace safety, slip resistant tapes will keep your employees from falling if they are working in an environment that creates a slippery floor. Workers could be operating or handling heavy equipment, so making sure there is a minimal possibility of slipping and falling while carrying heavy equipment is paramount to ensuring optimal safety in the workplace.
Jessup Manufacturing can help you fund, purchase, and implement the proper slip resistant tape for your business to improve workplace safety in your working environment. If you are unsure of how or where slip resistant tapes need to be placed in your workplace area, the professionals at Jessup can provide you all the information you want. Jessup has been providing assistance with improving workplace safety for decades, and can definitely help you enhance yours.