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Texas Tech University Independent Study Reveals SlipDoctors' Stone Grip Outperforms Competition by Over 20% with 100% improvement in Wet DCOF

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Texas Tech University Independent Study Reveals SlipDoctors' Stone Grip Outperforms Competition by Over 20% with 100% improvement in Wet DCOF

Regan Scientific Instruments provided a BOT-3000 to assist Texas Tech University an independent study with 5 competitors for anti-slip treatments to evaluate the percentage of traction increase from one product to the next. SlipDoctors outperformed all competitors by 20%! The results are in!SlipDoctors' Stone Grip (shown as Anti Slip Solution) outperformed the competition by over 20% with 100% improvement in Wet DCOF!

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The Real Cost of a Slip and Fall Lawsuit

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The Real Cost of a Slip and Fall Lawsuit

Slips, trips, and falls are responsible for the majority of general industry accidents. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) warns that these incidents are responsible for up to 15% of accidental deaths—second only to deaths due to motor vehicle collisions. Slips and falls are also some of the most frequently reported injuries, contributing about a quarter of reported claims every year. Importantly, most of these injuries could have been prevented. Overall Cost Statistics Slips, trips, and falls in the workplace can result in substantial costs for both the worker involved and the employer. The Liberty Mutual Workplace Safety Index...

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How to Prevent Slips, Trips, And Missteps at The Workplace

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How to Prevent Slips, Trips, And Missteps at The Workplace

No one is immune to the risk of slips, trips, and falls. The National Floor Safety Institute lists some staggering statistics related to falls both in and out of the workplace. For example, slips and falls are the most common cause of workers' compensation claims. For individuals who are 55 years old and older, falls are the leading cause of occupational injury.      The Danger   In addition to the injury itself, it can be bad news for your facility financially if a slip and fall incident results in a lawsuit or if it happens to one of your...

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What Is The “SCOF And DCOF” And Do They Matter?

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What Is The “SCOF And DCOF” And Do They Matter?

If you have dedicated to improving safety within your workplace or in the buildings that you build or design, then you’re off to a good start. The statistics surrounding injuries caused by slips, trips, and falls makes it clear that this is an area requiring extra attention.   While there are plenty of ways to deal with this by modifying employee behavior and workplace design, understanding the numbers and the science behind what truly makes a surface slippery can empower your decisions to make more fundamental changes to existing floors or when installing new flooring.   The Basics   Take...

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$16.4M Verdict Drills Lowe's in Slip and Fall Head Injury Trial

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$16.4M Verdict Drills Lowe's in Slip and Fall Head Injury Trial
Jurors Friday awarded more than $16.4 million to a Lowe’s patron who suffered permanent head injuries from a 2013 fall at one of the company’s stores. Hendrickson v. Lowe’s Home Centers LLC, A-13-68741

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