A Panel of industry experts discusses impending slips, trips and falls standards and how they will negatively impact your bottom line if ignored. CINCINNATI, Nov 22, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- To help foodservice establishment owners and managers and health, safety and the environment (HSE) and risk management professionals prepare for new standards targeting slips, trips and falls, Cintas Corporation CTAS +0.86% is hosting a free webinar on Dec. 6th at 2 p.m. EST. Industry experts from the National Floor Safety Institute (NFSI) and the insurance industry will provide attendees with critical information on recent developments in slips, trips and falls standards, how and when standards will impact their business and what organizations can do to limit their exposure to expensive lawsuits.
"NFSI research shows that for every dollar spent on floorcare programs, foodservice operators will spend three times more on slip and fall accidents," said David Collette, Director of Foodservice Marketing, Cintas. "The foodservice industry needs help to manage the safety of their floors. This webinar is designed to educate attendees on how to proactively reduce risk in their facilities in the wake of new standards." Webinar panelists include Russ Kendzior, an expert on slips, trips and falls accident prevention and President of the NFSI; Dave Ludwin, General and Products Liability Risk Control Director at CNA, a leading commercial insurance writer; and Dennis Fetzer, an expert in working with corporate safety to develop customer accident prevention programs.
By the conclusion of the webinar, attendees will be able to:
"Slips, trips and falls are a leading workplace injury, causing 15 percent of accidental deaths and presenting major costs to small and large businesses alike," added Collette. "We are pleased to team up with such an esteemed panel to help foodservice organizations prepare themselves for the new standards."
To register for the webinar, please go to http://www.cintas.com/safefloorwebinar.
For more information on Cintas' solutions for the foodservice industry, go to http://www.cintas.com/Industries/FoodService/
Headquartered in Cincinnati, Cintas Corporation provides highly specialized services to businesses of all types primarily throughout North America. Cintas designs, manufactures and implements corporate identity uniform programs, and provides entrance mats, restroom supplies, promotional products, first aid, safety, fire protection products and services and document management services for approximately 900,000 businesses. Cintas is a publicly held company traded over the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol CTAS and is a component of the Standard & Poor's 500 Index.
SOURCE: Cintas Corporation 22 November 2011