Author Archives: Matthew Booker

About Matthew Booker

Matthew has 8 years of experience in the insurance industry, and began working for Society Insurance in April 2014 as a Risk Control Representative covering northern Indiana. Matthew obtained a bachelor's degree from Indiana University and is a member of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE).

Wet Floor Signs: Tips & Regulations

This entry is part 4 of 15 in the series Slips, Trips & Falls

Wet floor signs are used to notify and/or remind people of slip and fall hazards in the immediate area.  These hazards include the presence of liquid or other slippery substance on the walking surface as a result of routine cleaning, accidental spills, product leaks, or presence of inclement weather conditions. Proper use of wet floor signs clearly communicates the hazard, and reduces the potential for slips and falls.

Careful consideration of the following five issues can increase the effectiveness of wet floor signage: (more…)