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Safety & Property Liability

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When you go to a property owned by someone else, you are, at least to some degree, putting your safety in the hands of the property owner. It is important for property owners to be respectful of this responsibility and to do what they can to provide guests with an environment that is safe and hazard-free.

One of the most common premise related accidents involve falls, such as slip-and-fall or trip-and-fall accidents.  That being the case, it is important that property owners and tenants take steps to prevent falls. 

  • Here are some tips for everyone concerned with fall related accidents;

  • Ensure that any stairs and walkways on the property are in good condition, clear or obstructions and properly lit. If a property owner detects any hazards or damage to these areas, they should take prompt steps correct the issue.

  • Floors should be free of are spills; as spills can pose a major slipping risk. Thus, property owners should make sure to clean up any spills they find on their floors as quickly as possible.   Utilize any “warning/hazard