It is s a familiar sight in Canada, The white powdery residue left from salt and deicers. If untreated, the residue on the floor makes a facility look unclean and can stain floors and carpets permanently, creating major replacement expenses. Fortunately, several solutions for winter-worn floors help restore your floors beauty and reduce the risk of slipping and falling at a fraction of the replacement cost.
How Do Slip And Fall Accidents Happen?
For many reasons, a person might slip, trip, or fall on a surface. a slip occurs when someone steps on a surface and traction is lost between the bottom of the shoe or foot and the surface they are walking on.” This could be anything from a wet floor to residue from ice melters or buffers and cleaners.”
As reports, slipping, tripping, or falling can lead to significant injuries, resulting in lost time from work, expensive lawsuits, hospitalization, or even death. The average cost of a slip-and-fall accident is about $7,000.
With this in mind, carefully choosing your cleaning products is essential to ensure you get the job done right the first time.
Damage prevention and protection for flooring
We recommend several products designed to demineralize salt deposits, reduce the risk of slips, and make floor finish and carpets last longer.
Installing the matting and or carpets help to trap dirt and debris, but it also does a great job of trapping corrosive salt. Keeping them clean and, very importantly, dry helps to maintain them.
Our floor care experts know how to enhance traction and help you deliver the highest clean appearance in your facility during winter.
To learn more or place orders, don't hesitate to contact us. We're experienced and want to help your floors be as visually appealing and safe year-round!
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