Featured in Hotel Magazine this month, when guest come into your hotel they also bring in whatever they have with them. If it's raining outside, guests are going to be bringing in soaking wet umbrellas.
They last thing a hotelier needs is water dripping all over the carpet, making it smell damp and unpleasant for guests, or making tiles wet, slippery and dangerous.
Wet Umbrella Wrappers allow guests to quickly and conveniently bag their umbrellas, preventing drops of water spilling all over their floor. Wrapping wet umbrellas as staff and guests enter the building captures drips in biodegradable bags, helping to fight against wet floors.
Thousands of injuries every year occur due to slips, trips and falls, the most common cause of which are slippery floor surfaces and inappropriate footwear. Keeping your floors dry reduces your Health & Safety risk of injury and keeps your staff and guests safe.
Designed to hold umbrellas of all shapes and sizes, with a wide range of colours to suit...
Slips, trips and falls is the most common cause for concern when assessing Health & Safety risks. The hazard rainwater accumulation causes is magnified when dripping umbrellas spread the risk from entrances to the rest of the building.
New Zealand's leading commercial buildings, hotels and hospitals have taken steps to solve this problem with the purchase of Slipless NZ's automatic Wet Umbrella Baggers. By wrapping wet umbrellas as staff and customers enter the building, drips are captured in recyclable bags helping to prevent wet floors.
Adam Alexander - Operations Manager at Jones Lang Lassalle stated that:
"wet periods have always been a problem at our entries when people entered the building dripping water through their wet umbrellas on our terrazzo floor. The potential risk for a slip and fall was always present not to mention the constant maintenance needed to maintain the entry area taking up productive cleaning hours. The introduction of the new duel chute umbrella bagging m...
Work-related slip, trip, and fall incidents can frequently result in serious disabling injuries that impact a healthcare employee’s ability to do his or her job, often resulting in lost workdays, reduced productivity, and diminished ability to care for patients.
The American institute for occupational health and safety released a workbook that identifies the top 10 slip, trip and fall hazards specific to healthcare facilities.
For each hazard this workbook explains how the hazard contributes to slips trips and falls, where the hazard is likely to occur, and provides recommendations to reduce or eliminate the hazard.
A key point is to keep floors dry and clean:
- Encourage workers to cover, clean, or report spills promptly
- Provide walk-off mats, paper towel holders, trash cans, and umbrella baggers near entrances to minimize wet floors
- Hang or place spill pads, paper towel holders and pop-up-tent wet floor signs in convenient locations throughout the healthcare facility so employees...
Health & Safety continues to be in the spotlight one year on from the introduction of the Health and Safety at Work Act. Rainwater accumulation in hotels, lobbies, hospitals and other commercial outlets is a serious hazard causing slips and falls.
Along with wet shoes and coats, wet umbrellas are a leading cause of rainwater accumulation. While mats help to soak up wet shoes, umbrellas are left dripping throughout the building, spreading the hazard and risk.
Auckland’s leading commercial buildings, hotels and hospitals have taken steps to solve this problem with the purchase of automatic Wet Umbrella Baggers. By wrapping wet umbrellas as staff and customers enter the building, drips are captured in recyclable bags helping to prevent wet floors.
Wet Umbrella Baggers are not just about safety, however. By giving customers and staff a way to conveniently store their umbrellas, it improves their experience and solves the ‘wet umbrella problem’.
The dual-chute wet umbrella baggers hold both sma...