Slip and Fall Accidents Rising

Due to harsh winter conditions across the US, slip and fall accidents are rising. Using a quality door mat will prevent some accidents

Slip & Fall Accidents Rising

Holbrook, Massachusetts– As many parts of the nation brace themselves for another round of winter storms, hospitals and medical centers are bracing themselves for an increased number of patients due to slip and fall accidents. An article posted at stated that the head of the Department of Emergency Medicine, Carl Ramsay, at Lenox Hill Hospital in Manhattan, NY estimated injuries from falling were 20% higher than normal in the ER during the winter storm that hit New York this past December. Emergency rooms in New York City and all over the New England area have reported a rise in fractures resulting from slips and falls.

US Entrance Mats’ CEO & President Scott Newman has been in the flooring industry for almost 60 years and states preventing slips and falls is very easy with using the right mat. “Slip and fall accidents are one of the most frequently reported incidents in the United States,” said Scott Newman. “Unfortunately, many people suffer minor abrasions and contusions that could have been prevented simply by using a good, quality floor mat. Avoiding falls due to slips and trips is necessary for a healthier workplace. It will save you from the possible lawsuits that come as a result of the injuries from these accidents. It is your responsibility as a business owner to take care of your employees as well as your customers. “

US Entrance Mats

US Entrance mats is a family owned and operated business based in Holbrook, MA. We have over 60 years experience in the flooring industry and pride ourselves on the excellent customer service we provide to our customers. US Entrance Mats offers a 100% Customer Satisfaction Guarantee on all of our mats. We are proud to offer mats manufactured by the industry leader, The Andersen Company. US Entrance Mats provides quality mats that are durable, effective, and reliable.