Every year across the United States, thousands of people dies from slips and falls. According to the Center for Disease Control, in 2014 alone, 33,018 died from unintentional falls. For families of these victims, one can imagine that the shock from such an unexpected death is devastating.
So, too, is the life of the property owner of a location where such an event takes place forever changed. If such an occurrence is at a place of business, the consequences could be disastrous. The impact on a household where someone falls and dies is even worse.
A number of products are available through Floormat.com that dramatically reduce the chances of such injuries ever taking place. Everything from anti-slip floor mats to safety walks provide custom protection that is responsive to the unique needs of any home or corporate environment. Floormat.com can breathe easier knowing that every precaution has been taken to prevent slips and falls because of slick or slippery surfaces.
Mats will provide complete protection in many commercial environments where there is substantial exposure to liquids and other potentially dangerous materials. Grip rock and Super G Floor Mats are specially designed for surfaces that come into contact with grease and oil, and are also ideal for environments like walk-in freezers. Thw Traction Hog II is a mat that employs a grit surface that is also grease and oil proof, meaning that spills can easily be removed and the surface will remain slip-resistant.
For areas where an
existing aesthetic is a consideration, anti-slip tape can provide
protection without substantial change to the look of an environment.
Floormat.com provides a complete line of anti-slip tape that can be
cleaned up with a mop or sponge. These products are useful for a wide
variety of surfaces and can be helpful on stairways and other climbing
surfaces. For spots where some increased visibility is also desired,
such as uneven stair steps, Floormat.com offers glow-in-the-dark
anti-slip tape. More details can be found at http://www.floormat.com
In some places, the style of Floormat.com’s products can provide a full traction surface that is in harmony with one’s surroundings. Grit-covered fiberglass step covers and walkways can be used on porches and other outdoor locations and provide a neat and clean look while covering an entire surface with traction. Custom cut pieces can provide protection in all sorts of unusual locations and layouts.
Among the thousands of individuals who lose their lives each year through a slip or fall, a vast majority are 65 years of age or older. Of the more than 33,000 who died in 2014, for example, 27,180 were 65 or older. Any home or facility that draws senior citizens ought to seriously consider traction solutions to prevent a place of recreation or relaxation for the elderly from becoming burdened with tragic memories.
For more than 60 years, Floormat.com, formerly Martinson-Nicholls, has been providing traction solutions for a wide variety of clients, including retail establishments, homes, and even the U.S. military. People often overlook the danger represented in smooth surfaces that can become slippery, yet a simple application of a surface with traction could improve the safety of all who use those spaces. Floormat.com can provide that peace of mind through a wide range of products.
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