It’s not easy keeping an industrial work environment safe. Heavy equipment, scaffolding and chemicals are dangerous by nature, and it takes a lot of time and effort to create a balance between efficiency and safety. That said, keeping employees safe should be one of the first priorities of any business.
Preventing Slips and Falls
Slipping and falling are some of the most common types of workplace accidents. This is particularly true in industrial environments where chemicals or oils regularly spill onto the floor or ground. Since preventing these spills isn’t always possible, it’s necessary to find a safety solution that will prevent your employees from constantly slipping and thus injuring themselves.
The smartest way to handle slippery surfaces is to install special non-slip flooring. Safety flooring is available in a variety of sizes and styles geared toward every conceivable application. Some types of flooring can maintain a solid grip even when saturated with slippery oils. Non-slip flooring can protect against slippage in industrial environments like automotive factories and assembly areas, oil drilling operations, and any other areas where solvents and oils regularly cause slip hazards.
Pacific Rim Fall Protection, Inc. can help your business choose and install the right safety flooring for your particular environment. Investing a little bit in safety flooring now can protect your company from employee injuries and the inevitable lost productivity and lawsuits that may come as a result.