Solutions for a slippery restaurant in Scottsdale Arizona.
Any kitchen worker can attest: grease is seriously slippery. It’s a notion that’s often taken as a fact, but we all know just how dangerous slip and fall accidents are in the workplace. An injury can not only leave your workforce strained, but leave you legally vulnerable as well. Concurrently having to renovate your floors on a regular basis due to wear and tear from grease can cost at the low end thousands, and can even leave you without income for an extended period of time. Luckily for you Walkaway Management Group of Arizona can help.
Finding the correct treatment
Dailies in the kitchen can seem like an uphill battle. It feels like every morning you degrease the floors, but by the end of the night they’re just as slick as they were at the start. However it’s likely that you’re using the incorrect treatment for your floors. Every type of flooring has its own needs, and understanding your floor’s needs is the first step to finding the proper treatment. Additionally, finding the slip coefficient of friction of your floor through ‘BOT3000E’ testing can also give you exact figures as to how slippery your kitchen is. Remembering to treat your floor every day as a vital method to maintain a safe working environment.
Keeping clean and sanitary equipment
It’s easy to forget how important your sanitary equipment is. You might think that your mop will last as long as it cleans up messes. When in fact a mop degrades rather quickly. It’s lifespan may dwindle between areas faster as well. Your kitchen’s mop needs to be changed once every two or three days. While a dining room mop can last a little over a week. A color coding system may be necessary as its very important that these areas don’t cross-contaminate. If your kitchen is vinyl, and your dining area is concrete you cannot apply the same treatment. Likewise the grease from your kitchen will become stuck to the fibers of your mop; meaning that if used in the dining area you will likely increase the chances of a slip. Applying the respective color coding to your ‘Boost’ treatments also can make it easy to quickly remember where each product goes.
Staying to code
Vigilance is due-diligence! Slip and fall accidents can shut down a local business permanently. If an employee or customer slips and falls they are within their right to seek legal compensation. You can prevent a mishap by taking preventative measures now. Testing your floors at least twice a year gives hard evidence that your restaurant is a safe environment. Placing visible safety information to your customers and employees is vital as well. Hang a bulletin board in any high traffic areas: bathrooms, breakrooms, and atriums. Be sure that said information is followed closely as well. Place a wet floor sign in the occasion of a spill, and keep it there for at least thirty minutes after cleaned. Giving your staff a regular shoe allowance can pay for itself as having comfortable and safe shoes will increase turn around and morale. Protect yourself by protecting your employees and customers.
How we can help
At Walkway Management group of Arizona we can work together to test, etch, and find a treatment plan for your floors. With our high-tech ‘BOT3000E’ tribometer we can find exactly how slippery your flooring is and use a proper treatment. We will Apply our fast acting 3 step ‘Boost’ agents to etch your tiles. All it takes is a cleaning, a sealing, and a buffering and we can extend the lifespan of your tile between three to seven years. Protect yourself from a slippery restaurant in Scottsdale Arizona today! schedule a consultation at 480-454-8644.