Anti-slip ProfessionalsOur anti-slip treatment can be used to increase safety in bath tubs, showers, ceramic floors, pool areas and many other slippery surfaces to prevent slips and falls that can cause severe injury. When this ant-i slip treatment is applied it also cleans grout and most stains on ceramic tiles. We also have a coating for acrylic and fiberglass tubs and showers. Our non slip matting can be used on wheelchair ramps, kitchen floors and any other slippery surfaces. The Positive Step services surrounding areas of the Niagara Region including St.Catharines, Welland, Fort Erie, Niagara Falls as well as Hamilton and Toronto areas.
According to the Canadian Centre for occupational Health & Safety, some sixty thousand workers are injured each year by fall accidents on slippery floors or surfaces. Of those falls, the majority are falls on same level or slips. Therefore anti-slip treatments are essential.
This accounts for fifteen–percent of the "time-loss injuries" that were accepted by workers' compensation boards or commissions across Canada.
As an owner, or tenant, of commercial or residential property you have certain responsibilities for the safety of those who access your premises.
There has been a dramatic rise in both the number of claims and settlements amounts for slip and fall incidents since the early 1990's. This increase will continue to mean premium increases for all business owners with slip and fall exposures.
When a visitor slips and is hurt on your premises, you should expect that a claim will be brought against you. Under law, you owe it to your visitors or staff to take care "that is a reasonable in the circumstances " to ensure that visitors are reasonably safe while on your premises.
With the passing of Bill-C-45: Criminalizing the failure to protect the workplace. "Everyone who undertakes, or has the authority to direct how another person does work or performs a task is under a legal duty to take responsible steps to prevent bodily harm to that person, or any other person, arising from that work or task.
Call a Positive Step representative today to provide a quote on improving the quality of your floors, and surfaces and/or in the shower and bathtub, to ensure your safety of others. For products and non slip floor treatments call 905-327-6169.