Slippery and unprotected floors can threaten the safety of your staff and customers. More often than not, these hazardous conditions can result in a slip or fall, or even worse, a lawsuit or worker’s compensation claim. Did you know that 85% of worker’s compensation claims are attributed to slippery flooring injuries? (Industrial Safety & Occupational Health Markets 5th edition). It is important to use commercial mats in the best way possible to reduce the likelihood that an accident or lawsuit will follow. We outline the best practices to deal with slippery and unprotected floors.