In school, a report card is the tool parents, teachers and students use to assess how well the student is performing. Passing tests and doing everything right results in a higher grade. When it comes to walkway safety, will your business pass the tests and get a good report card?
Walkway audits are an invaluable service that can help business owners maintain efficient, safe walkway areas at all kinds of business facilities, from offices and stores to factories and more. More slip and fall accidents occur every year, resulting in numerous injuries and loss of work for both you and your employee. Unfortunately, lawsuits as a result of workplace slip and fall injuries are a very real possibility. If the court can show that your business flooring was hazardous to foot traffic in some way, you could be looking at a serious financial loss.
In order to get an excellent report card when it comes to walkway safety, call in a certified walkway auditor to conduct an investigation and help you focus on reducing the risks for slips, trips and falls at work. Walkway auditors are dedicated to helping their customers improve floor safety.
Here are just a few ways that a walkway auditor by reducing the risk for slips, trips, and falls in the following ways:
- Inspect walkway conditions throughout the workplace.
- Identify hazards and recommend solutions.
- Train employees on preventing slips, trips, and falls.
- Review cleaning procedures and proper products.
- Set up an effective floor maintenance plan.
- Provide a written report of every audit.
If you’ve never hired a walkway auditor before, your business will likely get an “F” when it comes to walkway safety. The good news is that you can quickly raise your grade to all “A’s” because a walkway auditor is like a special teacher or tutor that can increase your knowledge of your facility’s flooring conditions and how to make them as safe as possible. In no time at all, you can have the best report card around when it comes to floor safety at the workplace.