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Retail Industry Slip and Fall Fatalities

31 Dec


When it comes to slip and fall fatalities, the retail sector is among the top 5 deadliest U.S. business sectors. From 2002 to 2012, fatal slip and fall accidents increased a reported 66%. That number is from the U.S. Bureau for Labor Statistics, and it represents the most recently available data. What it means: Retailers are wise to take a hard look at employee training programs, operations protocols, and other elements of doing business that might have an impact on employee safety. Then, they ought to make improvements accordingly.
http://www.eaglemat.com/blog/fatal-slips-and-falls-increase-66-in-retail-industry/

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Preparing for Fall: Retail Safety Tips

8 Aug

Autumn safety preparedness is a periodic approach to accident prevention. It is targeted on readying facilities for inclement weather as well as the hustle and bustle that is included with back-to-school shopping and the winter holidays. Companies ought to revisit any risk assessments which were performed previously, to effortlessly and most effectively make. Companies are wise to review basic concepts of property owner liability with all workers, when planning for a busy Fall. First, it will help employees at various levels of the organization comprehend the value of preventing accidents from both an appropriate and practical perspective. Next, understanding the finer points of property owner liability gives decision-makers framework that can help with developing sound risk management programs.
http://www.eaglemat.com/blog/editors-pick-essential-readings-on-fall-safety/

Back to School Selling Strategies

6 Aug

It’s that time of year again when clients begin to consider all the stuff “Back to School” method for them. For some, this implies shifting their daycare routine. And yet for many, it simply means less foot traffic inside their shops since they focus on a school crowd. And it all starts with selling packages. Don’t neglect the consumer news that enters this time of year, even though you don’t appeal to a college crowd. Back to school means over school materials. It equals new footwear, new clothes, new outdoor extras, new seasonal activities and a great deal more. Consider what your store provides that shouts Fall and a shift of seasons, then promote it today. Don’t wait till leaves start turning colors and the air turns cooler.
http://retailminded.com/competing-with-mass-merchants-during-back-to-school/