CPC Floor Coatings Blog

How paint and floor coatings can make your parking garage safer

Posted by Jeremy Gillespie on Jun 14, 2017 10:31:00 AM

Ever walk through a dark and dingy parking garage at night? It’s not a situation most of us feel safe or comfortable in. But if you manage a parking garage as part of your academic campus, medical facility, or shopping center, keep in mind that the state of your garage directly affects how secure your customers or clients feel when visiting you!

You want to keep the people who patronize your business safe. A simple renovation step that can improve the perceived and actual safety of your garage is to apply new paint and a protective floor coating. Here’s why it makes a difference:

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Topics: Work Safety, Industrial Floor Coatings

Advantages of Floor Striping for Warehouses

Posted by Jamie Gillespie on Mar 21, 2017 8:03:00 AM

Looking for a simple way to improve efficiency in the day-to-day operations of your warehouse? Floor striping—the application of colored tape or painted lines to mark pathways and work zones—may be just the solution you need.

According to the 5S principles of workspace organization, an effective workplace layout allows visitors (and employees) to understand the room’s workflow at a glance. Carefully chosen colors are one of the fastest and most intuitive ways to communicate this kind of information, and floor stripes are relatively easy and inexpensive to add.

Here are four major benefits that floor striping offers your warehouse or industrial facility:

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Topics: Work Safety

Flooring Tips to Prevent Workplace Accidents and Injuries

Posted by Jamie Gillespie on Jan 18, 2017 3:08:05 PM

Maintain your concrete floors to keep your employees safe

We know that workplace safety is your priority, and no employer wants to see their workers injured on the job. However, when you work in an industrial-style setting—such as a warehouse, manufacturing plant or even commercial kitchen—you may find that you have unique safety challenges related to your concrete flooring.

One way you can protect your employees from slip-and-fall accidents as well as a number of other health hazards is to make sure your facility’s floors are properly maintained. Below are common flooring-related hazards to be aware of, plus tips for how to prevent them:

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Topics: Work Safety

Why Do Wastewater Treatment Facilities Need Such Heavy-Duty Flooring?

Posted by Jamie Gillespie on Aug 23, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Building, operating, and maintaining a wastewater treatment facility involves a unique set of challenges when it comes to day-to-day operations. Choosing the right flooring is an essential step in protecting both employees and the larger public from issues with contamination.

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Topics: Work Safety

Safety First: Work Safety in the Floor Coatings Environment

Posted by Jamie Gillespie on Aug 11, 2015 12:49:41 PM

Every industry has different needs when it comes to operating safely and efficiently. The floor coatings industry is no exception. It can be all too easy to leave well enough alone and allow your floors to slowly deteriorate, turning small repair or maintenance needs into big ones and risking injury and an unsafe work environment. This kind of neglect may end up causing large problems that require major and costly solutions.

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Topics: Work Safety