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Floor Safety

Keep Cooler and Freezer clean to prevent worker injuries

If your walk-in coolers and freezers are not kept clean and organized, your workers could be injured in a number of ways: slip and falls, trip and falls and lifting injuries, to name a few.  All of these can cost you time and money if an employee is injured. Be sure to follow these best practices [...]

Keep Cooler and Freezer clean to prevent worker injuries2020-04-22T21:31:31+00:00

Proactive Safety – Finally Realized! – Getting your PPE just got easier

Safety can be so easy to forget, yet very painful to remember.  As a former QSR risk manager I know the unpredictability of accidents can allow even the most safety conscious managers to let their guard down.  Keeping safety equipment and first aid items in stock and available is a universal and ongoing challenge for [...]

Proactive Safety – Finally Realized! – Getting your PPE just got easier2020-07-01T22:43:44+00:00

Slips & Falls – Our Shoe Policy

Slips and falls: our shoe policy! You are required to wear approved slip resistant shoes 100% of the time Proper slip resistant shoes keep you and others safe Owner/Operator special pricing is available; ask your manager for details Click to download the free poster.  

Slips & Falls – Our Shoe Policy2020-07-01T22:43:46+00:00

Slips & Falls – Protecting Our Customers

Slips and falls: protecting our customers Put out wet floor signs immediately when any spill is noticed Replace a-frame caution signs with taller cone type Warn customers of wet areas – guide them around the area Use dry mops to quickly dry floors Clean up dropped food items promptly Always mop with clean water Click to [...]

Slips & Falls – Protecting Our Customers2020-07-01T22:43:46+00:00

Your Safety – General Safety

Your safety – we care about you Dry wet floors immediately Lift safely – protect your back Use personal protective equipment to prevent injury Drive safely – no texting – stay focused on the road Report all unsafe conditions and broken equipment to a manager immediately so it can be properly disposed of Click to [...]

Your Safety – General Safety2020-07-01T22:43:46+00:00

Preventing Slips & Falls

Preventing Slip And Falls Never walk past a spill stop Mark with wet floor cone, clean, and dry Be ready for rain and snow Use dry mops to clean up moisture tracked into the restaurant Keep sidewalks and parking lots free of ice and snow At a minimum, have enough wet floor signs out for all [...]

Preventing Slips & Falls2020-04-19T20:26:12+00:00

Caution…Wet Floor in Lobby

Every day, your restaurants should be using Wet Floor Signs to warn customers of wet areas from mopping, spills, washing of hands in bathroom, or outside water that may be tracked into the lobby due to rain or snow. The improper use or lack of wet floor signs can create more danger than the hazard [...]

Caution…Wet Floor in Lobby2017-05-01T16:09:28+00:00

Floor Mat Options For Employee Safety

Slip-Proof any floor! When employees have both feet safely on the mat, they work faster and more efficiently. With Mighty Mat slip-resistant floor mats, any greasy, slippery walkway becomes a safe, high-traction surface. Click below for Mighty Mat solutions. Click here for more information:  

Floor Mat Options For Employee Safety2020-07-01T22:43:52+00:00

Sunken Floor Mats – A New Solution to an Old Problem

Sunken Floor Mats – A New Solution to an Old Problem A major exposure restaurants face is people slipping and falling when they enter your store.  People will bring in dirt or oil from parking lots, creating a situation where not only are they exposed to slips and falls, but also other customers and even [...]

Sunken Floor Mats – A New Solution to an Old Problem2020-07-01T22:43:53+00:00

US APPROVAL AND RELEASE: SYR Rapid Mop System

The US has now approved the Rapid Mop System from SYR (pictured below). This product is designed to provide quick and efficient floor cleaning when traditional mopping is not applicable – maybe for spot cleaning, etc. Contact SYR for more information.

US APPROVAL AND RELEASE: SYR Rapid Mop System2020-07-01T22:43:57+00:00

How to properly use Wet Floor signs – and keep customers safe

Every day, your restaurant is probably using Wet Floor signs to warn customers of a wet area from mopping, a spilled drink, or outside water that may have been tracked in due to rain or snow.

How to properly use Wet Floor signs – and keep customers safe2018-06-19T20:43:49+00:00

Beware of Bent and Loose Grates

Bent and loose drain grates are often visible, but many times they are left unrepaired or not appropriately replaced. In those cases, employees or customers can trip or fall and be seriously injured. Here are some helpful ways to stay on alert and prevent this from happening in your store.

Beware of Bent and Loose Grates2020-07-01T22:43:57+00:00

Good Floor Care Reduces Claims

A safe store starts from the ground up. It starts with every employee utilizing smart and safe floor cleaning habits. Today, floor care has become a science, one that is constantly evolving. To help you stay current, here are some new tools, tips and techniques you can share with your store’s team to make floor [...]

Good Floor Care Reduces Claims2020-06-09T16:13:36+00:00

ABCO Grease-Beater

ABCO Cleaning Products has developed an innovative floor cleaning program that combines state-of-the-art industry fiber technology with ergonomic tool design; color coded, simple to use, and with superior results, This has proved to yield cleaner, less slippery floors for your customers and crew. Watch the video, call Chris, or click on the below items to [...]

ABCO Grease-Beater2020-07-01T22:43:59+00:00

Dry Mopping – Intro Video

Dry Floors- Keep floors dryer and safer with this new low cost solution

Dry Mopping – Intro Video2020-07-01T22:43:59+00:00

Floor Cleaning 1-2-3

Your restaurant floors can be a liability, if they’re not cleaned properly. Slips and falls rank among the top injuries to customers and employees at restaurants. They’re a danger (and a cost!) that can easily be prevented with the proper floor care tools and techniques. There are two main elements to getting a floor cleaned [...]

Floor Cleaning 1-2-32020-07-01T22:43:59+00:00

Cleaning Your Way To A Safer Winter

Winter means snow, ice and slick floors. Now is the time to take precautions to keep yourself and customers safe as the temperatures drop. Slip and fall accidents are among the biggest winter weather safety concerns. People track in wet snow, slush or water making your floor slick and causing customers to slide. Slip and fall accidents are responsible for up to 30% of injuries to customers and employees.

Cleaning Your Way To A Safer Winter2020-07-01T22:44:02+00:00

Dirty Mop Water?

Article explaining why dirty mop bucket water will not clean your floor effectively. Also provides an approved alternative to mopping.

Dirty Mop Water?2020-07-01T22:44:03+00:00

Profit Sheet: Slips and Falls

Profit Sheets outline the top 10 major cost drivers for Owner/Operators in regard to employee injuries. In this sheet, the causes of slips and falls are listed, along with solutions, plus training materials and product review videos.

Profit Sheet: Slips and Falls2020-07-01T22:44:04+00:00

Profit Sheet: Trips and Falls (Workers Compensation)

Profit Sheets outline the top 10 major cost drivers for Owner/Operators in regard to employee injuries. Trips and falls are different from slips, as trips normally occur due to housekeeping issues, or general maintenance. This sheet outlines causes, solutions, and includes links to training materials.

Profit Sheet: Trips and Falls (Workers Compensation)2020-07-01T22:44:05+00:00

Housekeeping to Prevent Trips and Falls

Article looks at trips and falls, opposed to slips and falls. Lists primary causes, as learned through a review of claims at Owner/Operator restaurants nation wide, as well as ways to reduce exposure to your employees.

Housekeeping to Prevent Trips and Falls2018-03-31T13:31:29+00:00

QUICK VIDEO: Shoes and No Clutter

Video on the importance of slip resistant shoes, as well as proper housekeeping to prevent trips and falls.

QUICK VIDEO: Shoes and No Clutter2017-11-01T13:29:09+00:00

The Meaning of Dirty Mop Water

Why dirty mop water means your floors are not being cleaned properly, and alternate techniques to ensure your floors are clean, and not slippery.

The Meaning of Dirty Mop Water2020-04-19T20:19:07+00:00

Safety Product: ABCO/Frontline

Dual chambered mop bucket ensures that the clean water is clean, and dirty water is not used to mop your floors.

Safety Product: ABCO/Frontline2013-03-06T16:37:10+00:00

A Clean and Dry Floor – SAVES YOU MONEY

Short, step by step process to ensure floors and clean and dry, and other methods to reduce slips and falls at your stores. Note - slips and falls continue to be one of the most costly and common injury cost drivers.

A Clean and Dry Floor – SAVES YOU MONEY2020-06-11T14:07:34+00:00