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Slips and Falls On Ramps

Slips and falls are a top source of liabilities for many businesses, including in the restaurant industry. Different parts of your business require different cleaning and safety techniques to reduce the risks of slips and falls. For example, commercial kitchens require tools that will remove grease from the floor and entryways need extra matting to […]

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Quick Reference: Slip and Fall Prevention

Slips, trips and falls are some of the leading causes of accidents and sources of liabilities for most restaurants. Here is your Quick Reference: Slip and Fall Prevention: Require employees to wear slip-resistant shoes. Use brightly-colored wet floor signs when cleaning or mopping floors and when the floor is wet due to weather or spills. Make […]

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Proper Mopping Techniques

Proper mopping techniques will make floor cleaning much easier and quicker. Sweep floor to clear it of all debris. Place wet floor signs throughout the area so they are visible from all points of entry. Attach your mophead to selected mop handle. Insert mophead into approved cleaning solution in mop bucket  and wring out excess into […]

Proper Floor Cleaning Steps

Proper Floor Cleaning Steps

Keeping hard floors clean can be a daunting task, especially in a commercial setting with a lot of floor space. It doesn’t have to be difficult, especially if you know the proper floor cleaning steps. Select appropriate color-coded tools for the area you are cleaning. Century Products recommends red for kitchens/back-of-house, blue for lobbies/front-of-house and […]

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Simple Steps to Reduce Slips, Trips and Falls

Slips and falls are a top source of liability in any business. In fact, slips, trips and falls cost more than $8.6 billion in 2011, according to the 2013 Liberty Mutual Workplace Safety Index. Reducing the risks of slips, trips and falls doesn’t require a lot of work or effort. Here are four simple steps […]

Cleaning Hard-to-Reach Areas

Cleaning Hard-to-Reach Areas

Cleaning hard-to-reach areas can be a daunting task. It can also be dangerous. That’s because oftentimes in order to reach high up or hard-to-reach spots, we need to stand on ladders or worse, chairs and other furniture. That significantly increases the risk of fall-related injuries in your business or home. According to the 2013 Liberty […]

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Cleaning Outdoor Areas

Cleaning outdoor areas is just as important as cleaning inside your business. Outdoor areas are the first things customers will notice when they approach your business. Piles of trash and other debris could be a big turnoff, costing you customers and money. They could also be dangerous for your customers and staff. That’s why it’s […]

reducing slips, trips and falls

Reducing Slips, Trips and Falls

Slips, trips and falls are a major source of liability in most work environments. They’re so bad, that falls on the same level were the second leading cause of all workplace injuries in 2011, costing more than $8.6 billion, according to the 2013 Liberty Mutual Workplace Safety Index. Reducing slips, trips and falls should be […]

Wet Weather Slips and Falls

Wet Weather Slips and Falls

Floor safety and slip and fall prevention should be a top priority in any business. They are a top source of liabilities and can cost millions. The risk of slips and falls increases in wet weather conditions such as rain, hurricanes or winter storms. In fact, according to, wet walking surfaces accounted for 55% […]

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Reduce Employee Slip and Fall Risks

Preventing slips and falls is a big concern in any business, including the restaurant/foodservice industry. Not only do you have to be cognizant of the customers’ safety, you also need to ensure your staff remains safe throughout the work day. Here are four simple steps to reduce the risks of slips and falls for your […]