Key Considerations for Custom Stair Treads

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From mass transit stairways to rugged industrial catwalks, stair treads are a critical component of modern building. Literally underfoot, these essential installations come in materials, colors, and assemblies to fit any and every environment. But not all stairs are created equal: in fact, depending upon a building, city, or region’s requirements, it’s key to consider […]

Preventing Slips and Falls This Winter

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From manufacturing facilities and industrial workspaces to country cottages and ski retreats, one thing is certain: With wintertime snow and ice come an increased risk of slips, trips, and falls. In fact, injuries resulting from such slips top the list of common culprits for workplace injuries, especially in high-traffic areas. Weather, or Not As temperatures […]

Preparing High Rise Evacuation Procedures

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Having an emergency plan in place during a high-rise evacuation could be critical to saving lives. A “high-rise” is defined as a structure in which the highest occupied floor is greater than 75 feet above the ground floor. There are hundreds of high-rise buildings spread across North America, housing thousands of offices and workers, and […]

The Importance of Proper Stairway Construction

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Many of us use stairways every day without putting much thought into their functionality or construction. However, stairs are an integral part of many homes and businesses, and at the very least, they serve as an alternative to an elevator during an emergency. It is because of this vital role that stairways must adhere to […]

Charity Stair Climbs for Supporting Great Causes

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Multiple fundraiser events help spread awareness and raise money for charities, like cancer research, but few are as much fun as a charity stair climb. During these stair climbing events, participants make their way up dozens of floors to reach the top of a skyscraper or tall building.

Stair Nosing to Prevent Slips and Falls on Ice

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Charlie loves spending time away from his busy California life in a remote lakeside cabin that’s been in his family for over sixty years. Recently, however, the age of the cabin was starting to show, and one of Charlie’s elderly relatives almost fell down the deck steps leading to the back door. Charlie decided to […]

Food and Beverage Distributor Deliveries Can be a Slippery Business

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Food and Beverage Distributors. Are Slow or Difficult Deliveries Costing You Money? Food and Beverage Distributor deliveries can be a slippery business. The job of a Food and Beverage Distributor is more challenging each day. Trying to maintain existing customers as well as developing new ones is difficult in today’s competitive environment. The last thing […]

3 Ways to Make Your Business Safer for the Elderly

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If you own a business, you are probably aware of the dangers in your store, office, or warehouse. While most people can easily avoid the dangers or watch out for themselves, the elderly have more difficulty getting around. Because of that, it’s necessary to take a few extra precautions to make sure your elderly customers […]