Preventing Slip-and-Fall Accidents at Your Business

Slip and fall accidents can be very expensive for a business due to the liability claims that can result. Here are some tips to help you stop workplace accidents:

  • Immediately place "wet floor" signs or caution signs wherever a floor hazard exists.
  • Keep your parking lots, curbs, sidewalks, and inside flooring in good condition to eliminate trip hazards.
  • Make sure all doormats lie flat and are in good condition.
  • Spread sand on outdoor walking areas if rain or hail are expected. This will help to improve traction for walking.
  • Ensure that all areas of your business, including back rooms, are well-lit. For rooms that typically have the lights off, make sure switches are close to the door.
  • Make sure that cords, tools, and other maintenance equipment are safely put away before business hours begin.
  • Provide good handrails for ramps, stairs, and other places where people may lose their footing.

For more information or to get a quote for workers’ compensation insurance in California, please contact the Lloyd S. Berkett Insurance Agency in Los Angeles.

Lloyd Berkett Insurance

11150 W. Olympic Blvd.
Suite 610
Los Angeles, CA 90064

(310) 857-5757
(800) BERKETT | 237-5388
Fax: (310) 857-5750

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