2018 Guide to the New Realities of Retail

Slip and Fall Study Report: Enhancing Floor Safety through Slip Resistance Testing, Maintenance Protocols and Risk Awareness


Slips and falls can happen anywhere, any time and to anyone. Whether it's a visitor, customer or your own employee, what matters most is that your business is taking the necessary steps to improve safety and reduce your liability exposures.

Over the course of a two-year field study, CNA Risk Control walkway specialists examined and tested hard surface flooring in commercial settings. The results reveal key components that impact the safety of your public areas.

In this study report, you’ll learn
  • Leading drivers of claims
  • Impacts of flooring and maintenance decisions
  • Key components of a slip and fall prevention program

Whether your business is a data center, allied healthcare facility, financial institution or retail store, flooring dangers represent a major risk exposure and a key source of liability due to fall-related injuries.
 

 
                                            

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