Program Honors Nation's Safest Floors
New Pig Corporation, provider of products that keep floors clean and safe, celebrated National Safety Month in June by launching an annual program to honor customers who have gone above and beyond the call of duty to promote floor safety. Named the PIG Safe Floors Spotlight, New Pig selected Reading, Pennsylavania-based Redner’s Markets as its inaugural honoree.
A dedicated user of New Pig’s Grippy Mat, Redner’s Markets is a regional grocery chain that operates more than 40 stores throughout its home state of Pennsylvania, as well as Delaware and Maryland. Redner’s was selected for its top-of-the-line Safety Walk program that has helped the company significantly reduce one of the most common business risks: slip, trip and fall accidents. The program, developed in tandem by Redner’s Director of Risk Management John Flickinger and ECBM Insurance Broker Tony Kamnikar, requires employees to make hourly walks through the store to identify and electronically record slip, trip and fall hazards.
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, slips, trips and falls account for 25 percent of reported injury claims, costing businesses millions of dollars each fiscal year. Through use of the Safety Walk program and Grippy Mat, Redner’s has nearly eliminated slip, trip and fall claims at every location.
In honor of this achievement, and as a special thank you to Redner’s shoppers, New Pig gave away four $250 gift cards to Redner’s shoppers throughout the month of June. Moving forward, each year during National Safety Month, New Pig will honor customers like Redner’s with a reward specific to the recipient.
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