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New Christmas lights reflecting in the floor

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We recently polished the beautiful marble and granite floors in downtown Toronto and have them reflecting beautifully the new Christmas & holiday lights throughout the building.                    

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The New ANSI/NFSI B101.6 Entranceway Floor Mat Standard

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Each year thousands of people are injured as a result of a slip and fall. When entering a building typically the first line of defense for most building owners is to employ the use of entrance carpet matting. Although entranceway matting can play a significant role in preventing accidental slips by removing moisture from pedestrian footwear, they often contribute to …

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Selecting Tile

I recently attended an event that featured a presentation by an interior designer on design and décor including tile selection. It’s very important to select the proper tile for the right application. Often design and color and finish will override safety. In wet areas, it’s important to select a tile that has high traction, or a high COF (Coefficient of …

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Slip Safety Presentation to SPIAO

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We recently presented to SPIAO (Society of Public Insurance Administrators of Ontario) an overview of Traction Auditing and Slip Safety & Prevention. The group was very well attended with over 45 members and non-members in attendance.   The discussion included an overview of the 9 ANSI/NFSI B101 Standards (American National Standards Institute & National Floor Safety Institute) governing the standards …

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